Mary Arey Brown Babbitt

Mary Arey Brown Babbitt (1806-1875) was born 4 Jan. 1806 in Deer Isle, Hancock Co., Maine. She was the daughter of Joseph Arey and Polly Marchant. She married Charles Brown on 20 Jul. 1825 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, and they had five children, including Sarah Elinor Brown, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff; widowed 6 Aug. 1839. She married Lorin Whiting Babbitt about 1846. She was baptized about 1838. She died 26 Mar. 1875 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Mary Arey (KWJP-7FV), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). Mary Arey Brown Babbitt, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/mary-arey-brown-babbitt, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). "Richard Arey and Some of His Descendants," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society,1932), vol. 86, p. 9-10; digital images, American Ancestors (https://www.americanancestors.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022); Joseph Arey and Polly Marchant, marriage intention, 22 Aug, 1797, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 404; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 222/837; DGS 7596929. "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022); Charles Brown and Mary Arey, marriage, 20 Jul, 1826, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 303; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 171/837; DGS 7596929. 1850 U.S. Census, the District no. 21, Pottawatomie Co., Iowa p. 73, Mary Babbitt; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 Oct. 2022). "1856 Utah census returns," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 Oct. 2022); Lorin W. Babbitt, Weber County; image 7/1226; DGS 7897872. "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 24 Oct. 2022); Mary Brown, 26 Mar. 1875, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 12; citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Sexton, “Cemetery records,” image 275/556; DGS 7420258. Note: Examination of surrounding records and pages of the marriage record of Charles Brown and Mary Arey indicated that the Vinalhaven Town Clerk mistakenly wrote 1826 when the marriage actually occurred in 1825, four weeks after the recorded marriage intention.

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  • Page 319

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

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    The Saints assembled in the afternoon and was addressed by Elder H. C. Kimball & followed by President Young I did not attend myself and hence did not take notes but they had an interesting time, they warned the Loyars Lawyers and Doctors of the iniquity, and Preached righteousness to the Saints. I spent the afternoon at home writing. And in the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I rode out to Br John Benbow and spent the night ...
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    August 19, 1844
  • Page 320

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

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    August 20, 1844 ~ Tuesday 20th I spent the day at home writing August 21, 1844 ~ Wednesday 21st I met in council with the Twelve by the request of Elder Lyman Wight as he wished some council, but he was sick and could not attend so the council dispersed. In the afternoon Elders B. Young H. C. Kimball W. Richards and J. Taylor each in company with his ...
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    August 20, 1844 August 21, 1844 August 22, 1844 August 23, 1844
  • Page 347

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

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br Dexter Stillman, all included in one ...
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    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 310

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

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    Voted that the general superintendance direction and control of the emigration in England to be at the disposal of Brigham Young President of the quorum of the Twelve. W Richards Clerk B Young President August 13, 1844 ~ Tuesday 13th Elder O. Hyde returned home to Nauvoo to day. I rode in company with Sister Brown Mrs Woodruff to Sister Browns. August 14, 1844 ...
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    August 13, 1844 August 14, 1844 August 15, 1844 August 16, 1844
  • Page 108

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

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 109

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

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    and were buried the next day both in one grave. I accompanied the corps of Sister Draper to the grave. I had an interview with most all of the Fox Island friends I spent the night with Elder Stephens 4 m August 19, 1839 ~ Monday 19th I spent most of the day visiting the saints I rode to Mr J Coons at my old habitation I had some peculiar feelings while visiting the place. I next visited Br Oudercark & Sister ...
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    August 19, 1839 August 20, 1839
  • Page 66

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

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    October 1, 1838 ~ Monday Oct 1st It is unusally warm for the season. I conveyed Sister Rhoda Scamans home in a waggon we are still waiting in great anxiety for the camp to arive. O how slow they moove 10 miles October 2, 1838 ~ Tuesday 2nd Elder Townsend has this morning started for the east to look up the camp of the saints to see whare they are & what they are about that they do not get along [FIGURE] I wrote a letter ...
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    October 1, 1838 October 2, 1838 October 3, 1838 October 4, 1838
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 1 March 1838

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    but they told him that is was between ministers and they did not wish to meddle with it, but brother Crocket has come over to this district and says that he is more calme than he was. I really hope that he will not procede with his suit for it will only make trouble. I have almost forgotten to tell you that Milton has given up going to Kirt. next spring and wants to come down here in the spring. wants to meet you in Scarborough thinking ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 23 October 1839

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    88 Bowery Street New York Oct 23d 1839 Dear Phebe Notwithstanding we are at times flung into the deepest suspens in consequence of not hearing from our dearest friends for a season yet I rejo- ice that the day comes when we understand the cause of all & our minds are unloded of its burthen. As it has been with you so it has bean with me in one respect: I have looked with feelings of the deepest interest for a letter from my Dear Wife (in whose bosom my heart has a ...
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    October 23, 1839
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 17, 1875 ~ Wednesday March 17, 1875 [FIGURES] Glory Halleluhah The Lord has herd and answered our Prayers, and Judge J. B. McKean is removed out of his place, and Isaac C. Parker of Missouri is appointed in his place as Chief Justice of Utah and Oliver A. Patten of west Virginia register of the land Office in Salt Lake City. McKean has been the most unjust tyranical Judge ever sent to Utah ...
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    March 17, 1875 March 18, 1875 March 19, 1875 March 20, 1875 March 21, 1875 March 22, 1875 March 23, 1875 March 24, 1875 March 25, 1875 March 27, 1875