Kennebunk, York County, Maine

Mentioned in

  • Page 31

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

    Excerpt:
    May 5, 1838 ~ Saturday May 5 We rode to sister Sarah Foss walked from thence to father Carter's & spent the night 10 miles May 6, 1838 ~ Sunday 6 Sunday spent the day at father Carters May 7, 1838 ~ Monday 7 I took the parting hand with Mrs Woodruff & Father Carter & family & left in company with Elder Milton Holmes we travled to Saco 5 miles ...
    Dates:
    May 5, 1838 May 6, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 9, 1838 May 10, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 67

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

    Excerpt:
    & family, Ebenezer Carver & family & a young man by the name of Alonzo Thurstin. From Camden Daniel Whitley & family, from Scarborough Elder James Townsend & family, & Elder Willford Woodruff & family this camp consisted of 8 families the whole numbering 53 persons we had 10 waggons & 19 horses & after being set in order we rode to Saco 4 miles to Kenebunk 9 miles & camped for the night by a ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1838 October 6, 1838 October 7, 1838 October 8, 1838
  • Page 134

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

    Excerpt:
    September 12, 1843 ~ Tuesday Sept 12th I left Boston at 5 oclock in the express train of cars for Portland and about 10 oclock while passing through the Chesterwoods 6 miles south of Kennebunk the engine was thrown from the track in consequence of a rail being raised 8 inches by some designing miscrant The force was such that It drove the engine about 5 rods ahead and smashed it to peaces with the Baggage cars piled ...
    Dates:
    September 12, 1843
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

    Excerpt:
    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes, accidents and dangers. The last named ...
    Dates:
    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 6

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

    Excerpt:
    and shut me up fast, ^between the bolster and tongue^ but in such a manner that my head and shoulders dragged on the ground my horses took fright and ran out into an open prairie and thus dragged me in this possession ^position^ for about half a mile. I managed to guide them with my left hand, so as to run them into a corner ^of a high worm^ of the fence, where we landed in a pile together. I was considerably bruised but escaped without any broken bones. On ...
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

    Excerpt:
    Louis to procure a stock of paper. I went down upon a steamboat; was six days on the way, during which time I was severely attacked with bilious fever. The day I made my purchase, the fever was so high I was scarcely sensible of what I was doing. As soon as I made my purchase and got my freight on board, I took my berth, and lay there until I arrived at Nauvoo on the 10th of August. I was confined to my bed forty days ...
    Dates:
    August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843
  • Page 38

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

    Excerpt:
    On the 4th March Phebe Amelia was born. On the 23rd July being out of a stock of papers Brother Joseph sent me to St Louis to buy a new stock ^of paper^ I was 6 days getting to St Louis on my arival I had a severe ^was severely^ attack ^with^ of the Billious fever setled upon me and the day I made my purchases and got my freight on board the fever was raging so hard that I was hardly ...
    Dates:
    March 4, 1841 July 23, 1841 August 10, 1841 September 24, 1841 November 21, 1841 November 22, 1841 July 7, 1843 September 12, 1843 November 4, 1843 January 20, 1844