John Woodruff

John Woodruff (1818-1886) was born 15 Oct. 1818. He was the son of Ozem Woodruff and Hannah Day Hart and a cousin of Wilford Woodruff. He married Eliza Lewis on 21 May 1844 in Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 12 Jul. 1837 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 17 Sep. 1886.

Footnotes

John Woodruff (LQRT-859), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 Aug. 2022). John Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-woodruff, accessed 22 Aug. 2022). Susan Emma Woodruff Abbott, Woodruff Genealogy Descendants of Mathew Woodruff of Farmington, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: The Harty Press, Inc, 1963), p. 220; digital images, GoogleBooks (https://www.books.google.com, accessed 25 Aug. 2022). 1850 U.S. Census, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 293 (back), John Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Sep. 2022). 1860 U.S. Census, Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 493 (back), John Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Sep. 2022). 1870 U.S. Census, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 360 (front), John Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Sep. 2022). 1880 U.S. Census, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, ED 62, p. 675C, John Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Sep. 2022). The Hartford Daily Courant, “Unionville” (Hartford, Connecticut), 28 Sep. 1886, vol. 50, p. 4; database with images, Newspapers.com (https://newspapers.com, accessed 21 Sep. 2022).

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  • Page 343

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I next called upon Uncle
    Dates:
    October 1, 1844
  • Page 344

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 2, 1844 ~ Wednesday October 2nd Wednsday, ^Tuesday 1st^ I returned to New Hartford called a few moments upon Charles Lyman. rode to Canton had an interview with John Woodruff called upon uncle Alson Thompson. & took dinner with him And I spent two hours with Br Thompson Woodruff [FIGURES] I had not seen him before for fourteen years except one evening in Richland NY about seven ...
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    October 2, 1844 October 3, 1844 October 4, 1844
  • Page 165

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    July 10, 1837 ~ Monday 10th I walked in Company with Elder Hale to Collinsville I had an interview with Samuel Barber Uncle Ozem was assisting in building a stone dam across the river at Collensville. I visited a pine grove that I often retired to in 1830 for prayer & meditation I had many interesting seasons by day & by night while tending a mill for Collins in 1830, in the pine grove ...
    Dates:
    July 10, 1837 July 11, 1837 July 12, 1837
  • Page 166

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    After Baptizing the before mentioned friends I walked in company with Elder Hale to Simsbury to visit aunt Cossett's house hold they receieved us kindly & believed our teachings. I was truly glad to behold them face to face & teach them the things of the Kingdom. Spent the night with them distance of the day 10 m[iles] July 13, 1837 ~ Thursday July 13th I took the parting hand with Aunt Anna Cossett & Bulah Hart ...
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    July 13, 1837 July 14, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 16, 1837 July 17, 1837 July 18, 1837 July 19, 1837 July 20, 1837
  • Page 46

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    See Journal Vol 1st April 15. 1837. Great and marvelous are thy Works O LORD GOD ALMIGHTY Written upon what came to pass on the first day of July AD 1838 in fulfillment of Revelation O GOD my heart inspire my pen direct while I record this scene of thy mercy this blessing of thy love a blessing promised me by the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. Could I claim it yes by faith all things are possible even that my parents & friends could in the new covenant with me stand. Without ...
  • Page 47

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    [FIGURE] A List of the names of the Church of Latter Day Saints Baptized & organized in Farmington Connecticut, July 1st 1838 by Willford Woodruff TITLES NAMES FATHER APHEK WOODRUFF MOTHER AZUBAH WOODRUFF SISTER EUNICE WOODRUFF UNCLE OZEM WOODRUFF AUNT HANNAH WOODRUFF COUSIN JOHN WOODRUFF COUSIN SETH WOODRUFF AUNT ANNA COSSETT PRIEST DWIGHT WEBSTER ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1838
  • Page 91

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    July 22, 1841 ~ Thursday July 22nd I spent several hours with Elders Burgess & Carter from Kirtland at father Woodruffs house [FIGURE] I received a letter from Sister Phebe Wheeler [FIGURE] I wrote A letter to Sister Phebe Wheeler I also wrote a letter to Cousins John, Seth, & Melinda Woodruff. I had a visit from Mrs Mary Ann Hills Also from Aunt Anna ...
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    July 22, 1841 July 23, 1841 July 24, 1841 July 25, 1841 July 26, 1841 July 27, 1841 July 28, 1841 July 29, 1841 July 30, 1841 July 31, 1841
  • Page 92

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    family I then returned to Farmington in the rain & spent the night at my fathers Elder Dwight Webster being present with us distance 12 m August 1, 1841 ~ Sunday August 1st Sunday I preached to a large congreg- ation of the citizens of Farmington at my Fathers House August 2, 1841 ~ Monday 2nd This was a busy day with the whole family in making cake & other preperations for the wedding ...
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    August 1, 1841 August 2, 1841 August 3, 1841 August 4, 1841 August 5, 1841 August 6, 1841
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 20

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    with his rabble, and asked many ques- tions; he said I had no right to my opinion, and no man had a right to preach the gospel unless he had a collegiate education. I told him I would admit that point, when he would tell me at what college Jesus Christ and his Apostles obtained their educa- tion: the priest and rabble then left. —12—I preached in a school house in West Avon to an attentive congre- gation; after meeting I baptized my uncle, Ozem Woodruff, his ...
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    July 12, 1837 July 16, 1837 July 19, 1837 July 20, 1837 July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837