Rhoda Farnham Carter Scammans

Rhoda Farnham (Farnam) Carter Scammans (Scammon) (1809-1896) was born 13 Mar. 1809 in Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. She was the daughter of Ezra Carter Jr. and Sarah Fabyan and sister of Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. She married Luther Scammans on 21 Oct. 1837 in Scarborough, and they had six children. She died 23 Dec. 1896 in Cherokee, Crawford Co., Kansas.

Footnotes

Rhoda Farnum Carter (K2JP-L59), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 26 Feb. 2021). Rhoda Farnham Carter Scammans, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/rhoda-farnham-carter-scammans, accessed 5 Jan. 2022). Scarborough (Maine) Town Clerk, “Town and Vital Records, 1681-1893 (1908): (Transcribed records) Births Prior to 1891 with Some Dates to 1908, Deaths ca. 1819-1891, Intentions of Marriage and Marriage Records 1816-1879,” p. 10, Rhoda Carter; Office of the Town Clerk in Scarborough and the Maine Historical Society in Portland, ME; microfilm 12223, DGS 7596912, image 47/369. Scarborough (Maine) Town Clerk, “Town and Vital Records, 1681-1893 (1908): (Original records) Births prior to 1891 with Some Dates to 1908, Deaths ca. 1819-1891, Intentions of Marriage and Marriage Records 1816-1879,” p. 43, Luther Scamman and Rhoda F. Carter; Office of the Town Clerk in Scarborough and the Maine Historical Society in Portland, ME; microfilm 12225, DGS 7596913, image 101/143. 1870 U.S. Census, Clarion, Bureau Co., Illinois, p. 17, Roda Scamon. 1880 U.S. Census, Ross, Cherokee Co., Kansas, p. 18, Rhoda F. Scammon. “Rhoda Carter Scammon,” Cherokee Cemetery, Cherokee, Crawford Co., KS; Find A Grave, 24 Oct. 2008, memorial no. 30845591 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Feb. 2021).

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  • Page 7

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

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    EZRA CARTER's FAMILY RECORD NAMES BORN MARRIED DIED AGE 1st DANIEL CARTER Born in Newbury Port. Mass. the second Gen. from England EZRA CARTER 2d Gen PHEBE WHITMORE Feb 20th 1734 April 1736 April 29. 1818 June 1820 84 ...
  • Page 19

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

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    February 7, 1838 ~ Wednesday Feb 7th Spent the day at Br Ames in writing February 8, 1838 ~ Thursday 8 Spent the day in visiting friends and held a prayer meeting at Br Sterrett's returned to Br Ames 7 m February 9, 1838 ~ Friday 9 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Sister Rhoda Scamman and sent her $5. dollars spent the night at Br Ames February 10, 1838 ~ Saturday 10 I spent ...
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    February 7, 1838 February 8, 1838 February 9, 1838 February 10, 1838 February 11, 1838 February 12, 1838 February 13, 1838 February 14, 1838 February 15, 1838 February 16, 1838 February 17, 1838 February 18, 1838
  • Page 7

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

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    October 30, 1837 ~ Monday Oct 30th I visited the Bangor I found a high sea & saw a vessel wreck'd October 31, 1837 ~ Tuesday 31. Spent the day at Mr Ezra Carter's we had a visit from our sister viz. Shuah & Rhoda. We spent the night on board the Bangor November 1, 1837 ~ Wednesday NOV 1st We left the wharf at Portland, at 7 oclock AM. on board the Bangor. Howse Captain ...
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    October 30, 1837 October 31, 1837 November 1, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 3, 1837 November 4, 1837 November 5, 1837 November 6, 1837 November 7, 1837 November 8, 1837 November 9, 1837
  • Page 12

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

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    July 5, 1844 ~ Friday 5th I rode in company with Father Carter to Saco & spent most of the day with Luther & Rhoda Scammans they had sold their place but could not get away on account of a law suit that Albert Scammans had in order to get his children which would not be closed untill late in the fall Rhoda seemed much anxious to go with me & let Luther come when he settelled ...
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    July 5, 1844 July 6, 1844 July 7, 1844
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    followed by Elder M, Holmes, father & mother Carter was present Luther & Rhoda Scamman's Sarah Foss, & most of the neighborhood, good attention was manifest. I had the spirit of speaking, we had an intermission of two hours. Met at 2 oclok & found an audience of about six hundred persons assembled, many from Saco Elder S B. Stodard addressed the meeting one hour & had ...
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    July 8, 1844
  • Page 15

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

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    stop. the families of warsaw had gone to Quincy the bells of the town were ringing & men were called to arms, but where the end would be time alone must detirmin the foregoing items I draw from the papers we shall look for terrible accounts each day untill the close of the scene. We also recieved a hand bill in the evening concerning the mob war excitement &c in philadelphia which was tremendious in fact the nation seems to be ripe for Judgment. I ...
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    July 10, 1844
  • Page 16

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

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    Sister Foss gave me $1. Calvin 50 cts Rhoda Scammans $2.50 cts to help bear my expenses home I had to pay $2.75 cts to Boston July 11, 1844 ~ Thursday 11th All accounts from the west confirm the report of the Death of the Prophet & Patriarch of the Church viz Joseph & Hiram Smith & some reports say that Elders Richards & Phelps were ...
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    July 11, 1844 July 12, 1844
  • Page 18

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

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    August 28, 1838 ~ Tuesday Aug 28. I spent the day in writing I made a family record for Brother Joseph Fabyan Carter {[illegible] and son} August 29, 1838 ~ Wednesday 29. I wrote an acrostic for Shuah C. Carter. [FIGURES] August 30, 1838 ~ Thursday 30. I rode in company with Mrs Woodruff to Brother Luther Scamman's & spent the night distance 4 miles August 31, 1838 ~ Friday 31st The last day of summer ...
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    August 28, 1838 August 29, 1838 August 30, 1838 August 31, 1838 September 1, 1838 September 2, 1838 September 3, 1838 September 4, 1838 September 5, 1838 September 6, 1838 September 7, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    July 3, 1841 ~ Saturday July 3rd I spent the day at father Carters we had a Number of visiters among whom weere Freedom Moulton & his two sisters July 4, 1841 ~ Sunday JULY 4th 1841 Sunday I spent the Day at fathers Carters. Mr Lowel & wife were present & Luther & Rhoda Scamman were at fathers on a visit ...
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    July 3, 1841 July 4, 1841 July 5, 1841 July 6, 1841 July 7, 1841 July 8, 1841