New Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts

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  • Page 27

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

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    and Brother Stephen Luce was chosen secretary. The chairman opened meeting by prayer & represented the North fox Island branch containing 25 members in good standing also 3 members in Camden. Elder M Holmes represented the New Rowley Branch containing 11 members in good standing. The chairman made some remarks concerning the order of the call to the ministry after which Brother's Nathaniel Thomas & Stephen Luce was reccom -mend to be ordained to such offices as the spirit should direct and ...
    Dates:
    April 14, 1838 April 15, 1838 April 16, 1838
  • Page 28

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

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    April 17, 1838 ~ Tuesday April 17th [FIGURES] I walked in company with Mrs Woodruff to the thoroughfare & assisted her in going on board the mail boat bound for Camden that she might there take the steem boat Bangor to Portland she went on board the mailboat at 8 oclock AM. in company with Sisters Whitley & Pease & Brother Ebenezer Ames with some other company I here parted with Phebe & retired from the abodes ...
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    April 17, 1838 April 18, 1838 April 19, 1838 April 20, 1838
  • Page 31

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

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    May 5, 1838 ~ Saturday May 5 We rode to sister Sarah Foss walked from thence to father Carter's & spent the night 10 miles May 6, 1838 ~ Sunday 6 Sunday spent the day at father Carters May 7, 1838 ~ Monday 7 I took the parting hand with Mrs Woodruff & Father Carter & family & left in company with Elder Milton Holmes we travled to Saco 5 miles ...
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    May 5, 1838 May 6, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 9, 1838 May 10, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 166

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

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    After Baptizing the before mentioned friends I walked in company with Elder Hale to Simsbury to visit aunt Cossett's house hold they receieved us kindly & believed our teachings. I was truly glad to behold them face to face & teach them the things of the Kingdom. Spent the night with them distance of the day 10 m[iles] July 13, 1837 ~ Thursday July 13th I took the parting hand with Aunt Anna Cossett & Bulah Hart ...
    Dates:
    July 13, 1837 July 14, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 16, 1837 July 17, 1837 July 18, 1837 July 19, 1837 July 20, 1837
  • Page 167

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

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    July 21, 1837 ~ Friday JULY 21st I left Hartford at 5. oclock AM & on foot I walked during the day 52 miles & stop't for the night 14 miles west of worcester at 8 oclock making 15 hours that I walked 3 1/2 miles per hour through a hot Sultry day {Distance} 52 miles July 22, 1837 ~ Saturday 22nd Arose much refresh'd by sleep & walked into Worcester whare I took breakfast after a ...
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    July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 July 24, 1837 July 25, 1837 July 26, 1837 July 27, 1837 July 28, 1837 July 29, 1837 July 30, 1837 July 31, 1837
  • Page 168

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

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    August 1, 1837 ~ Tuesday Aug 1st I took the parting hand with the friends in New Rowley & walked in Company with Elder Hale to New market River in Rockingham County New Hampshire the seatide was in & the water being salt we went into it & bathed ourselves we then took the stage & rode into Dover a place of six thousand inhabitants spent the night at Capt Benj Wiggin's the distance ...
    Dates:
    August 1, 1837 August 2, 1837 August 3, 1837 August 4, 1837 August 5, 1837 August 6, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 8, 1837 August 9, 1837
  • Page 41

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    VISIT MY WIFE'S FOLKS—GO FISHING IN THE SEA. hold another meeting; but I felt anxious to continue my journey, and on the 20th of July I parted with my father, step-mother and sister, and took stage for Hartford with my wife. On my arrival at Hartford, not having money to pay the fare of both of us, I paid my wife's fare to Rowley, Mass., where there was a branch of the Church, presided ...
    Dates:
    July 20, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 8, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 20, 1837
  • Page 58

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. CHAPTER XV. RETURN TO SCARBORO—JOURNEY SOUTH—VISIT TO A. P. ROCKWOOD IN PRISON—INCIDENT OF PRISON LIFE— JOURNEY TO CONNECTICUT—BAPTIZE MY FATHER'S HOUSEHOLD. ON the 28th of April we left the island in an open sail-boat and made our way to Owl's Head, and then walked twenty miles. The following day we walked forty miles and suffered some with weary limbs and blistered feet, but we felt that it ...
    Dates:
    April 28, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 40

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. After holding several meetings in the town of Colebrook, and visiting my half sister, Eunice Woodruff, who was teach- ing school there, I proceeded to Avon, the place of my birth. There I visited many of my former neighbors and relatives, and the grave of my mother, Bulah Woodruff, who died June 11th, 1808, when twenty-six years of age. The following verse was upon her tombstone: “A pleasing form, a generous heart, A good companion, just ...
    Dates:
    June 11, 1808 June 12, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 19, 1837
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838