Mary Alice Woodruff

Mary Alice Woodruff McEwan (1879-1916) was born 2 Jan. 1879 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. She was the eighth child of Wilford Woodruff and Emma Smith. She married William McEwan on 16 Nov. 1897, and they had eleven children. She died 14 Jan. 1916 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Mary Alice Woodruff (KWCN-3NY), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 Feb. 2021). Mary Alice Woodruff Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/mary-alice-woodruff, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). “Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1848,” database on-line, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 17 Feb. 2021), Mary Alice Woodruff; Black, Susan Easton, compiler. Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830–1848. 50 vols. (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Religious Studies Center, 1989). “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database with images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 17 Feb. 2021); Utah Department of Health Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death certificates, series 81448, file no. 75/250, (1916), Mary Alice Woodruff McEwen. “Mrs. W. C. M’Ewan Dies of Blood Poisoning,” Salt Lake Telegram, 14 Jan. 1916, p. 1. Salt Lake County Clerk, “Marriage Records, 1887-1965: Marriage Licenses, Bks H-J 1897-1900,” p. 216, William McEwen and Mary A. Woodruff; Salt Lake County Court; microfilm 429057, DGS 4624217, image 120/797, United States and Canada, FHL. Jas. T. Jakeman, Daughters of Utah Pioneers and Their Mothers (Salt Lake City: Western Album Publishing Company, 1915), pp. 49, 71. “Mary Alice Woodruff McEwan,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, UT; Find A Grave, 9 Jun. 2014, memorial no. 131147230 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 17 Feb. 2021).

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  • Page 192

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

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    Emma Smith was Born at Diahman Davis County Missouri. March 1st 1838 Emma Smith Daughter of Samuel & Martecia Smith Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 Names Born Married Died Age Hiram Smith at 4 oclock pm Oct 4 1857 Nov 24 1858 1 year. 1.M ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Leslie W. Snow, 28 June 1898

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    S L City June 28 [18]98 Leslie W Snow My Dear Grandson I receved your very intresting Letter of June 5./98 And was very much pleased indead to hear from you And especially to Lean that news Doing so Well I think you have been very fortunate to Meet with so good Success in the City of London All the Family are glad to hear from you, I think with your talent you will Do better financially It in the City of London than in Salt Lake Our ...
    Dates:
    June 28, 1898
  • Page 359

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

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    January 1, 1879 ~ Wednesday Jan 1, 1879 I spent a portion of this New Years day in moving trunks and sundries into our New House I spent the night at the farm January 2, 1879 ~ Thursday Jan 2nd 1879 [FIGURES] I spent the day at the farm Emma had a Daughter Born to day at 5.30 PM. We named her Mary Allice and I Blessed her and Returned to the city at ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1879 January 2, 1879 January 3, 1879 January 4, 1879 January 5, 1879
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Asahel Hart, Clara Martisha, Abraham Owen, Winnifred Blanche, and Mary Alice Woodruff, 1 February 1877

    Excerpt:
    February 1, 1877 To Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanche, and Alice, My beloved children: You have again the privilege of enjoying the society of your mother, and I am thankful for this. I want to give you all a word of council considering the signs of the times, the persecutive of our nation against us and at my own age you cannot reasonably expect to enjoy much more of my society as your father in this life, but you have with you ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1877
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Winnifred Blanche Woodruff, 31 January 1879

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    As to Mary All Alice that Blessed Baby of course that belongs to Ma and we will leave that for her to take care of it is rather strange that she does not cry for her father I think it is best for the Children to stay at home dori[n]g bad weather, it is better than to got sick, I think it was well for sister Pearl not to come from a sick family to the House. I gave yoor Love to Sister church I am still ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 16 October 1879

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    Sumit Arizona Oct 16, 1879 Dear Nellie I wish you would write me a letter; and tell me how your Mother is and what she is doing, & how Asahel is gettg along and how you are (and when you are going to get Maried) how is Clara Owen Blanche & Allice are any of them going to School Clara & owen ought to go I have not heard from any of you for as ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 16 October 1879

    Excerpt:
    Summit Arizona, Oct. 16— 1879 Dear Nellie I wish you would write me a letter and tell me how your mother is and what she is doing and how Asahel is getting along, and how you are (and when you are going to get married) As how is Clara, Owen, Blan[c]he, and Alice Are any of them going to School, Clara and Owen ought to go. I have not heard from any of you for ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanche, and Alice Woodruff, 1 February 1887

    Excerpt:
    February 1, 1887 To Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanche and Alice,- My Beloved Children: You have again the privilege of enjoying the Society of your Mother, and I am thankful for this. I want to give you all a word of council considering the signs of the times, the persecution of our Nation against us, and at my own age you cannot reasonably expect to enjoy much more of my society as your father in this life, but you have with ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1877
  • Page 440

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    June 14, 1885 I met at 2 oclok with the General Assembly & partook of the sacrament the Authorities of the Church were then presented & Henry Harriman then spoke 20 minutes I then addressed the Meeting for 45 minuts and Encouraged the Saints to faith[fulness] unto the End. Marshal Armstrong & Clerk of the commitee of Beaver were present. I took supper at Br Wm H. Thompson His Daughter Amelia Thompson & others sang for us I spent the night at the
    Dates:
    June 15, 1885 June 16, 1885 June 17, 1885 June 18, 1885 June 19, 1885 June 20, 1885
  • Page 461

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    October 16, 1885 ~ Friday Oct 16, 1885 ^[FIGURE] Phebe W di[e]d Wilford Woodruff jr child Phebe 2 year old died to day Oct 16^ ^[FIGURE] Brigham Woodruff Died James J. Woodruff child Brigham 2 years old died to day^ A cloudy morning. Heavy showers to day October 17, 1885 ~ Saturday 17 [FIGURE] In company with Broth Thompson I rode o[v]er the virgin River to Atkins Pond we got 12 ducks ...
    Dates:
    October 16, 1885 October 17, 1885 October 18, 1885 October 19, 1885 October 20, 1885 October 21, 1885 October 22, 1885 October 23, 1885 October 24, 1885