New Hartford, Litchfield County, Connecticut

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  • Page 343

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

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    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I next called upon Uncle
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    October 1, 1844
  • Page 344

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

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    October 2, 1844 ~ Wednesday October 2nd Wednsday, ^Tuesday 1st^ I returned to New Hartford called a few moments upon Charles Lyman. rode to Canton had an interview with John Woodruff called upon uncle Alson Thompson. & took dinner with him And I spent two hours with Br Thompson Woodruff [FIGURES] I had not seen him before for fourteen years except one evening in Richland NY about seven ...
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    October 2, 1844 October 3, 1844 October 4, 1844
  • Page 86

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

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    of the church in Quincy voted that Elder Jonathan Dunham be reproved for calling a conference in Springfield but more esspecially for cherishing & fellowshiping that wrong spirit of Brewsters they also voted that that Elder Dunham make confession & satisfaction to the church in Springfield before he procede on his Journey. The council then adjourned untill early candle light at which time they met & continued untill midnight & then adjourned. I returned to Br Hales & spent the night March 18 ...
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    March 18, 1839 March 19, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 21, 1839 March 22, 1839 March 23, 1839
  • Page 162

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

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    June 29, 1837 ~ Thursday June 29th Spent the day in writing walked in the evening to Colebrook river Litchfield County Conn Preached at night in the methodist meeting house Spent the night at the house of wid[ow] Mills distance of the day 4. mils June 30, 1837 ~ Friday 30th We had an interview with a methodist priest he rejected our testimony & said that God had neither body or parts & that it was rediculous to ...
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    June 29, 1837 June 30, 1837 July 1, 1837 July 2, 1837 July 3, 1837 July 4, 1837 July 5, 1837
  • Page 369

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

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    A synopsis of the travels and labours of W. Woodruff. In A.D. 1844 Travelled in the UNITED STATES And CANADA and visited the following towns and Cities Towns and Cities States Towns & Cities States Nauvoo Illinois Colebrook Conn Laharp [Illinois] Farmington [Conn] Monmouth [Illinois] Hartford [Conn] Princeton [Illinois] New Haven [Conn] Ottaway [Illinois]
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
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    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes ...
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    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    During the winter of 1831, while in New hartford, Ct. I passed through a severe fit of sickness course of lung fever. In 1833, the day I was baptized into the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints; one of my horses, newly caught ^sharp shod^, kicked my hat off my head and had he struck 2 inches lower, would probably have killed me instantly, in 10 minutes afterwards while driving the same team down a hill on a sleigh without any box the bottom boards ...
  • Page 37

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    I went over both his head and the rocks, about one rod, and struck the ground square on my feet, being the only thing visible that saved my life; for, had I struck upon any other part of my body, it must have killed me instantly; as it was, my bones crushed from under me as though they were reeds. It broke my left leg in two places, and put out both my ankles in a shocking manner, and the horse came near rolling over me in his strug- gles to get up ...
    Dates:
    July 23, 1842
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    Philo born Nov 29 th 1811. Died by poison administered by a physician Nov 25 1827 aged 16 years. Asahel Hart born April 11 th 1814. Died ^in Terrahaut In^ October 18th, 1838. Aged 24. Franklin born March 12 1816 died June 1st 1816 aged 2 months 19 days. Newton born June 19, 1818 drowned Sept 1820 aged 2 years & 3 months. Julius born April 22nd 1821 died in infancy ...
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    March 1, 1807 November 29, 1811 April 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 June 19, 1820 April 22, 1821 November 25, 1827 July 1, 1838 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841