James Jackson Woodruff

Woodruff, James Jackson (1847-1927). He was born at Winter Quarters, Douglas County, Nebraska. James was the son of Wilford Woodruff and Mary Ann Jackson. As a baby, he traveled with his mother, and his grandfather, Aphek Woodruff, in the Abraham O. Smoot Company, arriving in the Great Salt Lake Valley on 23 Sep. 1947. James was married to Fanny Lloyd, 21 Dec. 1868 by Wilford Woodruff. They were the parents of 10 children. He died on 8 Dec. 1927 and is buried in Salt Lake City.


James Jackson Woodruff (KWJX-FVY), “Family Tree,” database FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 29 Jan. 2021). James Jackson Woodruff, “A Brief Sketch of the Life of James Jackson Woodruff,” Chronicles of Courage, vol. 2 (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1990-97), 2:127-129. “James Jackson Woodruff,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 29 Jan. 2021). “Married,” Deseret News, 30 Dec. 1868, p. 373. “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 28 Dec. 2021); Utah Department of Health: Office of Vital Records and Statistics: Death Certificates, series 81448, file no. 1933/301 (1927), James Jackson Woodruff. “Death Claims 1847 Pioneer; Came as Baby,” Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Dec. 1927, p. 22.

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