Julia Spencer Woodruff

Julia Spencer Woodruff (1856-1895) was born 6 May 1856 in Nephi, Juab Co., Utah Territory. She was the daughter of George Spencer and Emily Bush. She married Wilford Woodruff Jr. on 25 May 1879 in St. George, Washington Co., Utah Territory, and they had six children. She was baptized 5 Jul. 1866 in St. George. She died 1 Feb. 1895 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Julia Spencer (KWJC-JH1), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 Apr. 2022). Julia Spencer Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/julia-spencer-woodruff, accessed 20 Apr. 2022). “Record of members collection, 1836-1970 / S / SAINT ANTHONY 3RD WARD-SAINT GEORGE 4TH WARD (NEW) / SAINT GEORGE WARD,” entry for Julia Spencer, p. 8, image 13/372, CR 375 8; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 13 Jun. 2022). "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Jun. 2022); George Spencer and Emily B. Bush, 10 Jan. 1851, Des Moines Co., Iowa, p. 244; citing Des Moines Co., Iowa, Clerk of the District Court, “Index to marriage records, 1921-1977; marriage records, 1835-1930,” image 547/629; DGS 4309527.Deseret News, “Married” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 16 Jul. 1879, vol. XXVIII, no. 24, p. 384; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 10 Jun. 2022). "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Jun. 2022); Julia S. Woodruff, 1 Feb. 1895, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 3, no. B79; citing Salt Lake City, Utah, Office of Vital Statistics, “Death records of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1848 - Sept. 1950,” image 451/874; DGS 7578790.

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  • Page 196

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

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    Wilford Woodruff Jr Born March 22 /40 Married Emily Smith Born [blank] Died May 8. 1878 Their Children Lucy ^Emily^ Born Jan 10 1869 Wilford 3rd Born Sept 25. 1871 Elias S Born Dec 15. 1873 Asahel Born March 30. 1876 Emily Died Married Julia Spences ^May^ 18 ^1879^ George Born March 1, 1880 Died Sept 22. 1881 [blank] Born March 15 1882 ...
  • Page 352

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    December 1, 1878 ~ Sunday Dec 1st 1878 Sunday The funeral of the Apostle Orson Hyde took place in the Meeting House. The body arived at 11.30. And about two hours was spent by the people in viewing the body about 2000 people viewed the body At 1 oclok W Woodruff called the Attention of the congreg- ation and the services commenced the choir sang "Farewell all Earthly honors" Prayer By Wm H Folsome then "Beautiful home above was sung" W Woodruff ...
    Dates:
    December 1, 1878 December 2, 1878
  • Page 368

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 10, 1879 ~ Monday Feb 10th 1879 I took my gun in the morning went to the River and ponds I shot 6 ducks and was weary at night February 12, 1879 ~ Tuesday 11 [FIGURE] I wrote 4 Letters to Sorrenson, Phebe, Teasdale and McAllister February 12, 1879 ~ Wednesday 12 [FIGURE] I traveled in the desert to day some 8 Miles and in the Evening I wrote a Letter {to
    Dates:
    February 10, 1879 February 12, 1879 February 12, 1879 February 13, 1879 February 14, 1879 February 15, 1879 February 16, 1879 February 17, 1879
  • Page 369

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 17, 1879 Breakfas from a fire made of Dead Joshua's a speics of cacktus 12 feet high, 12 to 16 inches through which when dead makes a good fire. This desert abounds with the greatest variety of cacktuses I ever saw, the Joshuas here are ownly 12 feet high, in Calafornia they grow 50 feet. we also have the common cacktus 6 feet high, the Devils pin quishion 3 feet, the snake cacktus 6 feet. The yankee pin cacktus that is covered with Regular pins with heads on that answer for ...
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    February 18, 1879 February 19, 1879
  • Page 402

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    April 30, 1879 ~ Wednesday Aprill 30, 1879 ^[FIGURES]^ I wrote 13 Letters to Bleak, McAllister, Farnsworth D H Cannon, Julia Spencer 2 to Wilford, Nuttall 2 to Jaques Elias Smith & B Young May 1, 1879 ~ Thursday May 1. I wrote 4 Letters to Phebe, Susan, Eugenia & Robert ...
    Dates:
    April 30, 1879 May 1, 1879 May 2, 1879 May 3, 1879 May 4, 1879
  • Page 407

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    May 19, 1879 ~ Monday May 19, 188179 [FIGURE] I wrote to day 8 Letters to McAllister ^4^ Bleak LB Phebe, Emma, Nellie, Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanch & J Jaques May 20, 1879 ~ Tuesday 20 I wrote 4 Letters to day to McAllister LB & Bleak & Julia Spencer I sent to
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    May 19, 1879 May 20, 1879 May 21, 1879 May 22, 1879 May 23, 1879
  • Page 413

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 14, 1879 ~ Saturday June 14, 1879 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Lot Smith, and read the Book of Jer the new Translation of the Bible I went into the Mountain alone & built an Altar of stone and Dedicated the land to God for the Benefit of the Saints. I rode out in the Afternoon to pilot knob and walked around it I saw 3 deer 10 M[iles] June 15, 1879 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday I met with the saints at the mill at 11 ...
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    June 14, 1879 June 15, 1879 June 16, 1879 June 17, 1879 June 18, 1879 June 19, 1879
  • Page 416

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 28, 1879 Church was then Presented and sustained Br Lot Smith then spoke 25 M[inutes]. Several Missionaries were then called Br Lake spoke 25 M[inutes], W Woodruff spoke 34 M[inutes], L Haws 17, Jesse N Smith 5 M[inutes]. June 29, 1879 ~ Sunday June 29 Sunday Met at 10 oclok, Br Mann Prayed, W Woodruff then Read 121 sec in D.C. & 130 sec 15 to 21 verses and spoke One hour & 20 M[inutes], & ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1879 June 30, 1879 July 1, 1879 July 2, 1879 July 3, 1879
  • Page 458

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    November 20, 1879 ~ Thursday Nov 20, 1879 I spent the day helping to pack up for moving I read a report the day I dreamed at night of being at home which will be fulfilled November 21, 1879 ~ Friday 21. We hitched up our team and drove across the valley 4 miles in 8 inches of snow, And drove up a steep rocky Bluff we had 4 waggons 3 yoak of Oxen a span of muels & Horses it took us half a day to get to the top ...
    Dates:
    November 20, 1879 November 21, 1879 November 23, 1879
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Lucy Emily Woodruff, 13 March 1888

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    night this week I have not seen your Father some but 2 or 3 times since I came North. I have had a cold or cough almost all Winter whch has troubled me a good deal but I am rathr Better Now. Clara has been quite sick for a long time but is better Now. Bell Moses is also much better than she was & I understand that Julia has got able to work again Remember me kindly to