Mary Caroline Barton Woodruff Curtis
Mary Caroline Barton Woodruff Curtis (1829-1910) was born 12 Jan. 1829 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., Delaware. She was the daughter of William Allen Barton and Mary Ann Swain. She was sealed to Wilford Woodruff on 2 Aug. 1846 in Cutler’s Park, Nebraska Territory; separated twenty-six days later. She married Erastus Curtis on 4 Feb. 1848, and they had eleven children. She died 10 Aug. 1910 in Mackay, Custer Co., Idaho.
Mary Caroline Barton (KWJZ-W58), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 Feb. 2021). Mary Caroline Barton Woodruff Curtis, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/mary-caroline-barton-woodruff-curtis, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Mary Caroline Barton, “Wilford Woodruff’s Wives,” Wilford Woodruff’s Witness: The Development of Temple Doctrine (https://www.wilfordwoodruff.info/p/wilfords-wives.html, accessed 4 Feb. 2021). 1900 US Census, Battle Ground, Cassia Co., ID. ED 58, p. 6, Mary C. Curtis. 1870 US Census, Millcreek, New Castle Co., DE., p. 164, William A. Barton. 1830 US Census, Millcreek, New Castle Co., DE., p. 164, William A. Barton. “Mary Caroline Curtis,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 4 Feb. 2021). “Mary Caroline Curtis,” Barton Flat Cemetery, Mackay, Custer Co., ID; Find A Grave, 5 Nov. 2006, memorial no. 16483536 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 4 Feb. 2021).
Excerpt:July 29, 1846 ~ Wednesday 29th Mrs Woodruff was quit unwell this morning in consequence of the exposure through the night we had A warm plesant day And A busy time in drying beds goods &c sundry articles July 30, 1846 ~ Thursday 30th spent the day Hunting Cattle July 31, 1846 ~ Friday 31st Went to the river with 12 yoke of cattle & 5 men of our company to draw up waggons from the river it was an exeeding hot ...Dates:July 29, 1846 July 30, 1846 July 31, 1846 August 1, 1846 August 2, 1846
Excerpt:all business appertaining to the settlement during the winter. we had a council with col Cane some important things were said A resolution formed to address fcertain resolutions to the Hon president Polk with expressions of gratitude for his kindness to the Latter day saints in arming 500 of them & planting them in Calafornia And paying them as soldiers & offering other privileges spoke against Gov Boggs being Governor of California & Oregon As his friends were trying to make him. President Young ...Dates:August 8, 1846
Excerpt:August 26, 1846 ~ Wednesday 26th Rode to the Mo River & crossed the ferry two of the Omahas were with us to the cold spring, shot there steel pointed arrows to divert us, we dined at Peter Haws on the way, at the Cold Springs I saw Br E Snow & several families from there we rode to the Camp of Israel on the way we were in sight of the Omahas village or lodges which was quite A pleasant ...Dates:August 26, 1846 August 27, 1846
Excerpt:his son was A young chief called Young Elk there were also present about 60 old men and Braves. As it was late we adjourned the council untill tomorrow morning we met in council among ourselves & done business. Among other things appointed 3 men to buy up the cattle & sell beef which was Lorenzo Young C. P. Lott & A. Cutler August 28, 1846 ~ Friday 28th [FIGURE] Met in council this morning with the Omaho's chiefs & ...Dates:August 28, 1846 August 29, 1846
Excerpt:said upon the subject. They manifested a disposition to live els whare and I wished them to do so if they would not conduct better Elder Richards prophe- syed to them in the name of the Lord that they would see the day that they would be willing to have there right arm severed from there body if that would restore them to the place & station they were now loosing. but in consequence of there bad conduct I sent Caroline to her Father ...Dates:August 30, 1846 August 31, 1846
Excerpt:we met some wolves in the road but they left before we got near enough to shot them. we arived home about 9 oclok at night 15 miles September 6, 1846 ~ Sunday 6th Sunday I was sick all day and did not leave my bed untill near night. Br Joseph ^Young^ Arived in camp & preached to day was followed by Brigham Young good instruction was given. Two young men was whiped 30 blows with Hickory gads upon the bare back by the Marshall of the ...Dates:September 6, 1846 September 7, 1846 September 8, 1846