Marietta Carter Holmes

Marietta Carter Holmes (1820-1840) was born 4 Apr. 1820 in Rowley, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of John Sims Carter and Elizabeth Kenyon. She married Jonathan Harriman Holmes on 13 Apr. 1837 in the same ceremony that Wilford Woodruff and Phebe Whittemore Carter were married. She died 20 Aug. 1840 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois.

Footnotes

Marietta Carter (KWVH-YY6), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Marietta Carter Holmes, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/marietta-carter-holmes, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Marietta Carter Holmes, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/marietta-carter-holmes, accessed 12 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 145

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

    Excerpt:
    [FIGURE] MATRIMONY. WILLFORD. WOODRUFF. Born March 1st 1807 PHEBE. W. CARTER. Born March 8th 1807 April 13, 1837 ~ Thursday April. 13th 1837. Marriage being an institution of heaven & honourable in all. I accordingly accepted the honour upon this memorial day, by joining hands with Miss PHEBE W. CARTER in the bonds of matrimony and took upon ourse lves the marriage covenant. Elder Johnathan Holmes Also took the same responsibility ...
    Dates:
    April 13, 1837
  • Page 168

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

    Excerpt:
    August 1, 1837 ~ Tuesday Aug 1st I took the parting hand with the friends in New Rowley & walked in Company with Elder Hale to New market River in Rockingham County New Hampshire the seatide was in & the water being salt we went into it & bathed ourselves we then took the stage & rode into Dover a place of six thousand inhabitants spent the night at Capt Benj Wiggin's the distance ...
    Dates:
    August 1, 1837 August 2, 1837 August 3, 1837 August 4, 1837 August 5, 1837 August 6, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 8, 1837 August 9, 1837
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

    Excerpt:
    could not sit up to have my bed made, I was brought verry low in consequence of my situation little Sarah Emma was verry sick at the same time both of our lives were nearly dispaired of but through the mercy of God I got some better so that as soon as my house was called done I went into it, it had no door window or loft in it, and it was a hard matter for me to get it done any way they seamed unwilling to do it, I had ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

    Excerpt:
    Homes has lost his wife, and babe about 3 months old, O The church have bought a steamboat and have got it running on the river— they gave 4000 dolls. for it. Brother Vanosdel has been appointed chief magistrate this season Brother Rigdons health is verry poor. I am weighting for you to come home before Sarah Emmas funeral sermon is preached or Willford O. is blest. Please Tell Brother G ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 September 1840

    Excerpt:
    Lee Montrose Lee County Iowa Territory Sept 8th 1840 My Dear Willford, With pleasure I seat myself at this time to acknowledge the reception of your kind letter which came to hand 10 days since and I should have answered it immedately after its reception had it not been that my babe was quite sick but he is better now I had been an[x]iously looking for a letter from you for a long time and to my greate satisfaction received it from the hand of a brother, brought by some ...
    Dates:
    September 8, 1840
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 14 June 1837

    Excerpt:
    as soon as you get our letters Elder Hale is now writing by my side to Sister Hale I sent you [ink spot] my letter by Brother Gribble which letter you will get with this as I said before so say I again if yoy have Kirtland Money bring it with you & what [courant] money you can I am still as anxious as ever that you should meet me at the Camaan Church in Connecticut it seems to be a time of peace ...
  • Page 23

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

    Excerpt:
    the marriage carrimony was performed by Frederick G Williams ^Esqr^ and we were blessed by the Patriarch Joseph Smith sen The Prophet Joseph was expecting to marry us but his life was sought by a mob and he had to flee from his house and hide himself us his house was guarded day and night by his brethren Elder Johnathan Homes was married at the same time to Mariet Carter daughter of John S Carter On the
    Dates:
    November 10, 1836 April 15, 1837 May 5, 1837 May 28, 1837