John Jay Woodruff

Woodruff, John Jay (1873-1964), was born on 14 Aug. 1873 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory. He was the son of Wilford Woodruff and Sarah Delight Stocking. He married Annie Leonora Elizabeth Nielson on 24 Jun. 1903 in Salt Lake City. He was the father of seven children. He died on 1 Nov. 1964 in Boise, Ada County, Idaho. He was buried on 4 Nov. 1964 in the Murray City Cemetery in Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah


John Jay Woodruff (KWJZ-PHP), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 20 Feb. 2021). Utah County Clerk, “Marriage Records, 1887-1966: Index of Marriage Certificates A-C 1887-1915 Certificates A-C 1887-1915,” p. 70, David Creeland Burrows and Emeline Woodruff; Cache County Court, Logan, UT; microfilm 430301, DGS 4540805, image 290/613, US and Canada, FHL. “Idaho Death Indexes,” database and images, Idaho Health and Welfare (, accessed 4 Feb. 2021); Idaho. Department of Health and Welfare: Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics: Death Certificates, file no. 5633 (1964), John J. Woodruff.“John Jay Woodruff,” Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake Co., UT; Find a Grave, 1 Feb. 2000, memorial no. 57794 (, accessed 2 Feb. 2021).

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    Sarah Delight Stockings Daughter of John & [blank] Stockings was married to Wilford Woodruff sen July 31. 1857 She was born in Canton Hartford Co Connecticut July 28 1838 Names Births Marriages Deaths Age Marion June 1st 1861 Emeline July 25 30 m past 9 PM 1863 ...