Moses Farnum

Moses Farnum (1769-1840) was born 20 Oct. 1769 in Concord, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire, British Colonial America. He was the son of Ephraim Farnum and Judith Hall. He married Rhoda Carter, an aunt of Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff, on 3 Jun. 1792 in Concord; widowed 25 Oct. 1808. He married Esther Carter on 21 Dec. 1809 in Concord. He died 6 Mar. 1840. He was baptized posthumously on 29 Sep. 1869, and Wilford Woodruff served as proxy.

Footnotes

Moses Farnum (L8TK-J1F), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 May 2022). Moses Farnum, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/moses-farnum, accessed 30 May 2022). "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 May 2022); Moses Farnum, 20 Oct. 1769, Concord, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire; citing Concord, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, "Index to births - Folsom to Ferren," image 3486/15564; DGS 4243750. "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 May 2022); Moses Farnum and Rhoda Carter, 3 Jun. 1792, Concord, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire; citing Concord, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, "Index to marriages - (Fo - Fs) Frost to Fasset," image 1556/15186; DGS 4242912. "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 May 2022); Rhoda Farnum, Oct. 1808, Concord, New Hampshire; citing Concord, Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, “Index to deaths - Falvey to Forrester,” image 3543/5106; DGS 4243591. “Rhoda Farnum” (1771-1808), memorial no. 133788576; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 30 May 2022). "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 May 2022); Moses Farnum and Esther Carter, 21 Dec. 1809, Concord, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire; citing Concord, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, "Index to marriages - (Fo - Fs) Frost to Fasset," image 1554/15186; DGS 4242912. "Moses Farnum” (1769-1840), memorial no. 138591079; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 30 May 2022).

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  • Page 185

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

    Excerpt:
    The following are the names of the persons that Phebe W. Woodruff has been baptized for in the font in the Temple of the Lord in Nauvoo in 1842 ^under the hands of Wilford Woodruff^ Relationship Names of the Dead baptized for Dates ^(W.W.)^ Grand Father Ezra Carter April 21 Grand Mother Phebe W. Carter " 29 Grand Father Joshua Fabyan 29 Grand Mother Sarah Fabyan " " ^(W.W.)^ Uncle John Fabyan 30 ...
  • Page 209

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

    Excerpt:
    September 27, 1869 ~ Monday Sept 27th 1869 I was quite unwell this morning But I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 54 D H Wells sealed 31 couple & W Woodruff sealed 28 couple total 59. I spent the Evening at Br Pettits September 28, 1869 ~ Tuesday 28 [FIGURE] I wrote 5 Letters to Azmon & Ozem Woodruff, to Wilford to Luther Wheeler &
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    September 27, 1869 September 28, 1869 September 29, 1869 September 30, 1869 October 1, 1869 October 2, 1869 October 3, 1869
  • Page 378

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

    Excerpt:
    Aug 31, 1869 On the 31, Aug 1869 Wilford Woodruff was Baptized in the Font in the Endowment House Temple Block Salt Lake City For the Following Persons Samuel Smith Baptized Joseph F Smith was mouth in confirming Edmund Eastman, Timothy Carter, Amos Wheeler Total 10 Amasa Frisby, Titus Woodruff Abijah Barber Erastus Hart, Thadeus Thompson, Alson Thompson ...