Pierce Hawley

Pierce Hawley (1788-1858) was born 14 Nov. 1788 in Vergennes, Addison Co., Vermont. He was the son of Gideon Hawley and Lavinia Darrough. He married Sarah Schroeder (Srader) on 4 Jul. 1822. He was baptized about 1833. He was friends with Wilford Woodruff and his family from 1839 to 1841 in Iowa and Illinois. He died 16 Aug. 1858.

Footnotes

Pierce Hawley (LHBY-JKK), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Pierce Hawley, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/pierce-hawley, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Pierce Hawley, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/pierce-hawley, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839

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    with peculiar feelings as I journied by land the places whare you suffered with your sickness [Eunice’s handwriting, Wilford’s words] with regard to crossing the Lake, we had a very tedious time of it. were caught in a line storm, and was in it 3 days on our way to Buffalo, at which place on the 13th we ^I^ took line boat for Albany, arrived at Albany on the 19th. during which time in consequence of the cold I took on the Lake with the crowded situation of the boat ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    July 8, 1839 ~ Monday July 8th I spent in writing. July 9, 1839 ~ Tuesday 9th. I regulated my trunks & set my house in order for my Journey. [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder John Herret & sent him the Prospectus July 10, 1839 ~ Wednesday 10th I crossed the River saw some lamanites. I spent the day in Montrose Commerce with Joseph & some of the Twelve in aranging a selection ...
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    July 8, 1839 July 9, 1839 July 10, 1839 July 11, 1839 July 12, 1839
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    August 3, 1839 ~ Saturday Aug 3rd I Received a paper from Brother Ilus F Carter in the city of New York August 4, 1839 ~ Sunday 4th Sundy I attended a meeting of prayer & fasting in Commerce Joseph gave us good advice August 6, 1839 ~ Tuesday 6th I still have the fever ague every other day. I in company with Mrs Woodruff rode on horsback 4 miles west across the ...
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    August 3, 1839 August 4, 1839 August 6, 1839 August 7, 1839 August 8, 1839
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    October 17, 1841 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I was feeble in body yet I preached to a large congregation at Br John Lovorns returned & spent the night at Br Clarks October 18, 1841 ~ Monday 18th A cold stormy day I went with Phebe to collect her houshold furniture which she left in Ioway when she went to Maine we first went to Zarahemla saw many old friends among them was ...
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    October 17, 1841 October 18, 1841 October 19, 1841 October 20, 1841 October 21, 1841 October 22, 1841 October 23, 1841 October 24, 1841 October 25, 1841
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    I often wish that you could have her a little while perhapse one night or so and then I could have her back again— she is a verry affectionate child. I am now at Father Clarks where I have been about 12 weeks he has no wife she died just before they were driven from Missourie— he has made me welcome to stay here untill you return; would it not be for the best think you,— they are a verry kind family he says he wants me to feal as much at home ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    Montrose Lee County May 9th 1840 My Dear Willford Think me not negligent in answering your letter when I tell you you that it about 3 weeks since I received your last communication which I was truly glad to get and perused it with much satisfaction— the most of my time since your letter came to hand has been devoted to the care of my babe for the destroyer has tried hard to get him from me but I feell as though I had the best right to him and ...
    Dates:
    May 9, 1840
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    I do not know as you can find out this letter for I have to write it mostly with my babe in my armes and little Sarah around me – she calls aloud for pa-pa many times in a day but the poor child has no pa to hear her. she is quite lonely like myselfe can you not tell me some thing near when you shall y come home I shall look for you in the fall. I have written you three letters before this since you left this continent and d^i^rected ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Lee County Iowa Territory, Sept. 6th ^Oct 6th^ 1840 My Dear Companion To day I came down to the Hawly settle ment and there I received a letter from you which I had long looked for, it afforded the pleaseing of your health inteligence of your health and prosperity in the gospel and many kind words to the children— the former I was much pleased to hear but the latter even those to Sarah Emma were like daggers to my heart ...
    Dates:
    October 6, 1840
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Homes has lost his wife, and babe about 3 months old, O The church have bought a steamboat and have got it running on the river— they gave 4000 dolls. for it. Brother Vanosdel has been appointed chief magistrate this season Brother Rigdons health is verry poor. I am weighting for you to come home before Sarah Emmas funeral sermon is preached or Willford O. is blest. Please Tell Brother G ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 23 October 1839

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    I cannot hear a word from one of then from any source whatever. I was sorry that I was not privileged with a few words in your letter upon the subject as I was so long on the way myself I expected to have found then all in New york if they had not left for England. but I have waited & delayed the time untill it is begining to be cold weather & as I am some out of health I feel it my duty to cross as soon as ...