Luther Wheeler

Luther Wheeler (1810-1873) was born 28 Jun. 1810 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Amos Wheeler and Helen Woodruff and a cousin of Wilford Woodruff. He married Abigail E. Thompson on 31 Aug. 1830 in Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 22 May 1873 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut.

Footnotes

Luther Wheeler (L4H6-52Q), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 Jun. 2022). Luther Wheeler, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/luther-wheeler, accessed 21 Jun. 2022). "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Jul. 2022; son of Amos Wheeler, birth, 28 Jun. 1810, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, vol. 3, p. 14; citing Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 137/484; DGS 8137283. “Luther Wheeler” (1810-1873), memorial no. 34002971 ; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 21 Jun. 2022). "Probate Files Collection, Early to 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 14 Jun. 2022); Amos Wheeler, 8 Mar. 1822, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, no. 2919; citing Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut, Connecticut State Library, image 338/1994; DGS 7628068. "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 Jun. 2022); Luther Wheeler and Abigail E Thompson, marriage, 31 Aug. 1830, Southington, Hartford Co., Connecticut; citing “The Barbour Collection, Baltimore, MD,” image 5435/47780, DGS 8272249. "Connecticut, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 21 Jun. 2022); Luther Wheeler, 1873, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, file no. 326; citing “Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts."

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  • Page 345

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

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    October 5, 1844 ~ Saturday Oct 4 5th 1844 [FIGURE] I arose in the morning Light was the heavens adorning I spent a plasant hour beneath my fathers bower with my friends I bent my knees in prayer I pray for peace to abide forever there After praying for the last time in the circle of my fathers family I took the Parting hand with Father & Mother & Uncle Ozem Woodruff, left them in good health & spirits & again commenced my Journey I called upon ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1844
  • 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
    Dates:
    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 352

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

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    October 25, 1844 ~ Friday 25th I purchased a number of articles to take to my family, such as 1 gal oysters, crackers, oranges, lemons shugar, &c. took cars at Boston rode to Saco called at Luthers, from thence to Scarborough, found my wife & two children with Sister Foss. it was a happy meeting. I found Phebe Amelia much better than she had been for she had been sick nigh unto death but had began to recover. I walked ...
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    October 25, 1844 October 26, 1844 October 27, 1844 October 28, 1844 October 29, 1844 October 30, 1844
  • Page 361

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

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    November 26, 1844 ~ Tuesday Nov 26th [FIGURE] I perused a letter from Elder Benjamin Greward Tahita South Pacific. I wrote him a long letter & gave him a statement of affair since he left. spoke of the death of Joseph & Hiram & Samuel Smith. we took cars & rode to Providence from thence to Stonnington Ct. there took the steemer Massacheusetts but lay at the dock all night in consequence of the storm ...
    Dates:
    November 26, 1844 November 27, 1844 November 28, 1844
  • Page 362

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

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    trunk & bed from 21 Chatham st Br Simpsons to 24 second street, it was a rainy, freezing, sleeting day I recieved a deed to take to Elder Ward of Liverpool I sent an appointment to Pheladelphia church to attend a meeting on Tuesday November 29, 1844 ~ Friday 29th [FIGURES] I done up a package of papers Almanac's pamphlets &c & sent to the following persons Aphek & Ozem Woodruff Azmon Woodruff, Henry Woodford,
    Dates:
    November 29, 1844 November 30, 1844 December 1, 1844 December 2, 1844 December 3, 1844
  • Page 206

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 12 1869 We again Met at 1 oclok. W Woodruff prayed G. A. Smith spoke 17 minuts G Q Cannon 20 W Woodruff 14 Minuts Names of Missionaries called were then read to the Assembly. D H Wells spoke 11 M F D Richards 8 & President Young 60 Minuts. At the close of the Meeting we drove to Ogden 22 M. I spent the night with Brother F D Richards & looked at the printed
    Dates:
    September 13, 1869 September 14, 1869 September 16, 1869 September 17, 1869 September 18, 1869
  • Page 209

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    September 27, 1869 ~ Monday Sept 27, 1869 I was quite unwell this morning But I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 54 D H Wells sealed 31 couple & W Woodruff sealed 28 couple total 59. I spent the Evening at Br Pettits September 28, 1869 ~ Tuesday 28 [FIGURE] I wrote 5 Letters to Azmon & Ozem Woodruff, to Wilford to Luther Wheeler &
    Dates:
    September 27, 1869 September 28, 1869 September 29, 1869 September 30, 1869 October 1, 1869 October 2, 1869 October 3, 1869
  • Page 212

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Oct 10, 1869 G A. Smith spoke 10 Minuts D. H. Wells spoke 32 Minuts I attended the Missionary Meeting at the City Hall in the Evening we finished Blessing 169 Missionaries most of them to the States {[2 illegible words] Delight showed their [illegible]} October 11, 1869 ~ Monday 11 Monday I Attended at the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 82. D. H. Wells sealed 40, W Woodruff 23, J F Smith 12 ...
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    October 11, 1869 October 12, 1869 October 13, 1869 October 14, 1869 October 15, 1869 October 16, 1869
  • Page 216

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    November 5, 1869 ~ Friday Nov 5, 1869 We drove to Pason Dined & drove to Provo 50 Mile I spent the night at Brother Smoots & Evening at Presidt Youngs November 6, 1869 ~ Saturday 6. Started at 6 oclok & drove to Salt Lake City 50 Miles [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Azmon, son Wilford & Luther Wheeler November 7, 1869 ~ Sunday 7 ...
    Dates:
    November 5, 1869 November 6, 1869 November 7, 1869 November 8, 1869 November 9, 1869 November 10, 1869 November 11, 1869 November 12, 1869 November 13, 1869 November 14, 1869
  • Page 235

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Feb 6, 1870 By L. E. Harrington & W Woodruff {[Shorthand]} I bore a strong testimony to the people At the close of the Meeting I met with the Presidency & Twelve for prayer I attended meeting in the 14 ward in the Evening Lorenzo Snow spoke one hour & 15 minuts I then spoke about 30 Minuts I gave an Account of my meditations of what I should do if tryed for Polygamy Before Judge Hawley We had a good meeting February ...
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    February 7, 1870 February 8, 1870 February 9, 1870 February 10, 1870 February 11, 1870 February 12, 1870