Luther Scammans

Luther Scammans (Scammon) (1808-1878) was born 1 Dec. 1808 in Saco, York Co., Maine. He was the son of Samuel Scammans and Sally Foss. He married Rhoda Farnum Carter on 21 Oct. 1837 in Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine and became a brother-in-law to Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. He died 10 Jul. 1878 in Cherokee, Crawford Co., Kansas.

Footnotes

Luther Scammon (2S42-8KV), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Feb. 2021). Luther Scammans, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/luther-scammans, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Saco (Maine), City Clerk, “Vital records, 1840-1900,” p. 163, Luther Scamman; Saco, Maine; microfilm 12243, DGS 7596918, image 90/775. Scarborough (Maine) Town Clerk, “Town and Vital Records, 1681-1893 (1908): (Original records) Births Prior to 1891 with Some Dates to 1908, Deaths ca. 1819-1891, Intentions of Marriage and Marriage Records 1816-1879,” p. 43, Luther Scamman and Rhoda F. Carter; Office of the Town Clerk in Scarborough and the Maine Historical Society in Portland, ME; microfilm 12225, DGS 7596913, image 101/143. 1870 U.S. Census, Clarion, Bureau Co., Illinois, p. 17, Luther Scamon. “Capt. Luther Scammon,” Cherokee Cemetery, Cherokee, Crawford Co., KS; Find A Grave, 24 Oct. 2008, memorial no. 30845588 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Feb. 2021).

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  • Page 311

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

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    August 17, 1844 ~ Saturday 17th [FIGURE] 5 I wrote five letters to the following Persons viz Smith Tuttle. M. Holmes, L Scamman Freedom and Shuah Molton. and Sister Jerman I accompanied the Twelve to the Temple and we went onto the top of its walls & viewed the Country, encouraged the workman. I had some council from Elder Young concerning the affairs of the kingdom my mishion &c ...
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    August 17, 1844 August 18, 1844
  • Page 30

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

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    April 27, 1838 ~ Friday April 27. We purposed to leave the Island but satan hindered us we spent the night with Br M Luce 3 miles April 28, 1838 ~ Saturday 28 We took the parting hand with the saints at Br Malatiah Luce & left the Island in the morning in an open sail boat in company with Priest Thomas & Br M Luce the wind being agains us we had to row hard for 6 miles against wind & water & tide we ...
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    April 27, 1838 April 28, 1838 April 29, 1838 April 30, 1838 May 1, 1838 May 2, 1838 May 3, 1838 May 4, 1838
  • Page 13

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

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    to see the cloud begin to break for we had struggled hard to do a little. we then retur ned to our room & attended to the ordinance of Confirmation, & we had an interesting time, the Spirit & power of God rested upon us while we confirmed 5. we met in Prayer meeting at 8 oclock had an interesting time I called at Mr Alburns had an interesting conversation with him & family untill 12 oclock & returned home to rest Sister Redman was at ...
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    January 13, 1841
  • Page 203

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

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    February 18, 1844 ~ Sunday 18th Sunday I preached at Robert Hills had a good time Br Bendow was still sick I blessed 3 children administered to 2 sick. On our return home I met with the quorum President J Smith with us we had a good time Sister Orson Hyde was present February 19, 1844 ~ Monday 19th I spent the day at home at work I drew one cord of stone from the Temple for a vault ...
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    February 19, 1844 February 20, 1844 February 21, 1844 February 18, 1944
  • Page 112

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

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    some letters directed by Asahel to him distance of the day 20 miles August 25, 1839 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I was exeeding feeble & weak & the weather was hot & it had an effect upon me the Thermoneter stood 90 in the shade 112 in the sun. I walked to the grave Yard to visit Br Asahels grave it exhausted me much. I spent the day at the doctors. I wrote 2 letters one to sister Sarah B Foss & the [FIGURE] other to sister
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    August 25, 1839 August 26, 1839 August 27, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 29, 1839 August 30, 1839 August 31, 1839
  • Page 120

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

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    October 28, 1839 ~ Monday 28 I spent the day at Brother McClains my cough is still severe three men called in the evening one of which was lame to have Elder Pratt heal him that they might have a sign in order to believe the work of God, but a sign they did not get. I had an interview with Br Lane, & spent the night at Br Albright 94 King St 2 m October 29, 1839 ~ Tuesday 29
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    October 28, 1839 October 29, 1839 October 30, 1839 October 31, 1839 November 1, 1839 November 2, 1839
  • Page 282

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

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    July 5, 1844 ~ Friday 5th I rode in company with Father Carter to Saco & spent most of the day with Luther & Rhoda Scammans they had sold their place but could not get away on account of a law suit that Albert Scammans had in order to get his children which would not be closed untill late in the fall Rhoda seemed much anxious to go with me & let Luther come when he settelled ...
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    July 5, 1844 July 6, 1844 July 7, 1844
  • Page 283

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

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    followed by Elder M, Holmes, father & mother Carter was present Luther & Rhoda Scamman's Sarah Foss, & most of the neighborhood, good attention was manifest. I had the spirit of speaking, we had an intermission of two hours. Met at 2 oclok & found an audience of about six hundred persons assembled, many from Saco Elder S B. Stodard addressed the meeting one hour & had ...
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    July 8, 1844
  • Page 285

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

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    stop. the families of warsaw had gone to Quincy the bells of the town were ringing & men were called to arms, but where the end would be time alone must detirmin the foregoing items I draw from the papers we shall look for terrible accounts each day untill the close of the scene. We also recieved a hand bill in the evening concerning the mob war excitement &c in philadelphia which was tremendious in fact the nation seems to be ripe for Judgment. I ...
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    July 10, 1844
  • Page 58

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

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    August 28, 1838 ~ Tuesday Aug 28. I spent the day in writing I made a family record for Brother Joseph Fabyan Carter {[illegible] and son} August 29, 1838 ~ Wednesday 29. I wrote an acrostic for Shuah C. Carter. [FIGURES] August 30, 1838 ~ Thursday 30. I rode in company with Mrs Woodruff to Brother Luther Scamman's & spent the night distance 4 miles August 31, 1838 ~ Friday 31st The last day of summer ...
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    August 28, 1838 August 29, 1838 August 30, 1838 August 31, 1838 September 1, 1838 September 2, 1838 September 3, 1838 September 4, 1838 September 5, 1838 September 6, 1838 September 7, 1838