New Portage, Medina County, Ohio

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  • Page 18

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

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    May 1st 1834 respecting the gospel and Kingdom of God than I had ever receieved from the whole Sectarian world. According to appointment on the first day of May 1834 we left Kirtland for Missouri there was not but a small part of the company left Kirtland untill the Monday following on account of their not being in readi ness going five days later. There was four baggage waggons and rising of 20 men in ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834 May 6, 1834 May 8, 1834
  • Page 19

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

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    May 8th 1834 For Self defence and according to Brother Joseph's request I delivered him my Sword for his own use, our lives were threatened in consequence of advocating and maintaining the gospel of Jesus Christ for this cause it became necessary to be in readiness to defend our lives our persons and property. As I before said we commenced our march or jour ney on the 8th day of May from New por tage the weather vary pleasant and deligh tful we continued to travel through the day and dwell ...
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    May 8, 1834
  • Page 30

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

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    The principal towns villages and distance from Richland, N Y. to Kirtland Ohio and to Liberty Clay Co Missouri which road I traveled in 1834 comme nsing the 11th day of Aprail From Richland = to Oswego 20 miles = Oswego to Rochester 70 = Rochester = Leroy 25 = Leroy = Batavia 10 = Batavia to Buffalo 39 from Buffalo to Cataragua 30 = Cataragua = Freedona ...
  • Page 71

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

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    November 10, 1838 ~ Saturday Nov 10th we crossed Elk creek by fording the stream Br Luce got his horses mired in mud but we drew him out & went on & passed through springfield & put up for the night at the Inn of a good man from Vermont 10 November 11, 1838 ~ Sunday 11 {Sunday}, we travled to Conneaute from thence to Ashtabula Ohio & spent the night at Mr
    Dates:
    November 10, 1838 November 11, 1838 November 12, 1838 November 13, 1838 November 14, 1838 November 15, 1838 November 16, 1838 November 17, 1838 November 18, 1838
  • Page 65

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BAD ROADS AND COLD WEATHER. three months in traveling in wagons, through rain, mud, snow and frost. It was such a trial as I never before had attempted during my experience as a minister of the gospel. On our arrival at Georgetown we were joined by Elder Mil- ton Holmes. We traveled each day as far as we could go, and camped wherever night overtook us. On the 13th of October, while crossing the Green Moun- tains, I was attacked with something ...
    Dates:
    October 13, 1838 October 24, 1838 October 31, 1838 November 2, 1838 November 21, 1838 November 23, 1838 December 1, 1838
  • Page 17

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CAMP OF ZION STARTS. It was the 26th of April, 1834, that I was first introduced to Elders Brigham Young and H. C. Kimball. When I met Brother Brigham, he had his hands full of butcher knives; he gave me one, and told me to go and put a good handle on it, which I did. I also had a good sword, which Brother Joseph wanted, and I gave it to him. He carried it all the way in Zion's camp to
    Dates:
    April 26, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 6, 1834 May 7, 1834
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    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 4

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Elder, and a small Branch organized of twelve members, by Elder Pulsi- pher. In February following, in company with Elder Holton, I walked some sixty miles to the town of Fabius, to attend an evening meeting of the Saints in that place, where Elder Pul- sipher was presiding. I saw the book of commandments or revelations given through Joseph Smith, and I believed them with all my heart, and rejoiced therein; and after spending several days, and ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    time I had ever seen him we appointed a meeting for him to speak to our little branch, ^He instructed [illegible] us the branch^ and we had a precious time, he spoke till near midnight. He was upon an important mission in connexion with Lyman Wight, it was to gather up from 100 to 5000 men ^a company^ to go up to redeem Zion. I accompanied Brother Pratt to Jefferson County, I told him my circumstances. He said it was my duty to try to prepare ...
    Dates:
    April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    : we had a precious time. He was upon an important mission to gather up a company to go up to redeem Zion. I accompanied brother Pratt to Jefferson Co., ^&^ I told him my circumstances; he said it was my duty to prepare myself to go to Kirtland, and join the camp of Zion. I immediately went to work with all my might and settled my business. ¶ April 11, 1834, I ^with my^ biad^e^ my friends farewell, and took a ...