Mary Meeks Giles Webster Woodruff

Woodruff, Mary Meek(s) Giles Webster (1802-1852), was born on 6 Sep. 1802 in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Samuel Giles and Elizabeth Reith. Mary was baptized into the Church by Erastus Snow on 4 Sep. 1842. He also married Mary to Nathan Webster on 4 Oct. 1842. Mary crossed the plains arriving in the Great Salt Lake in 1850. She was sealed to Wilford Woodruff, 28 Mar. 1852. Died of consumption 3 Oct. 1852 and is buried in the Woodruff plot in the Salt Lake Cemetery.

Footnotes

Mary Meeks Giles (LZ9M-HH4), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 Feb. 2021). Mary Meeks Giles Wester Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/mary-meeks-giles-webster-woodruff, accessed 5 Jan. 2002). “Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” p. C50030-1, Mary Giles, 26 Sep. 1802; Marblehead, Essex Co., MA; microfilm 1033778, DGS 7730247, ref. 823835 item 4, US and Canada, FHL. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849, vol. 2 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute of Salem, MA, 1904), p. 166.Note: details for baptism are listed on limited research microfilm 183393 at the Family Search Library. “Massachusetts, U.S. Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988: Boston Marriages, 1841-1844,” database online, Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com, accessed 18 Feb. 2021), Nathan Webster and Mary M. Giles, 1 May 1843: Holbrook Research Institute. “Mary Meek Webster,” Pioneer Database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 18 Feb. 2021). Emma S. Woodruff Collection, 1832-1819, Woodruff Family Miscellany, Papers of Mary Webster, 1850, image 9/13, MS 2081, CHL. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 10 (1852) Mary G. Woodruff; citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, UT. Note: Date of death is the 3rd as recorded at the time by Wilford Woodruff. “Mary Meek Giles Woodruff,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah; Find a Grave, 19 Oct. 2013, memorial no. 118947412 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 18 Feb. 2021).

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    Rebeca Brown born ^June 15, 1804^ in vinal Haven Maine Oct 30. 1826 Sealed to WW Died Aug 1839 Aged 13 year Mary Webste Giles Born ^About 1806^ in Boston Mass sealed to W.W. March 28 1852 Died Oct 3rd 1852. Aged about 52 years On the 26 Febuary 1857 The following Persons were sealed to W Woodruff at the Alter in the Endowmt House By Brigham Young Phebe Whitmore Carter
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    March 12, 1852 ~ Friday to March 13, 1852 ~ Saturday 12 & 13 I spent the time at home March 14, 1852 ~ Sunday 14th Sunday I Preached at the Council House in the after noon & was followed By O Pratt & H. C Kimball we had the spirit of the Lord March 15, 1852 ~ Monday 15th I spent the day in the Council House with my Brethrn March 16, 1852 ~ Tuesday to
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    July 5, 1852 ~ Monday July 5th Monday This day was spent in celebration [FIGURE] of the 4th of July. Govornor Young & Escort were escorted to the Tabernacle By the Mormon Battalion Silver Grays Horse company &c. The day was spent The day was spent making speeches singing prayer &c July 6, 1852 ~ Tuesday 6th We had a soaking rain. I spent the day Hoeing & in the House July 7, 1852 ~ Wednesday to ...
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    September 13, 1852 ~ Monday Sept 13th I had a sick day but wrote some Blessings September 14, 1852 ~ Tuesday 14 [FIGURE] I wrote A letter to J.M. Bernhisel & sent him $153.35 cts to be forwarded to Sanbon & Carter September 15, 1852 ~ Wednesday to September 18, 1852 ~ Saturday 15, 16, 17, & 18 I was quite sick & confined to my bed with the Irricipilis September 19, 1852 ~ Sunday ...
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