Roger Woodford

Roger Woodford (abt. 1777-1841) was born about 1777. He was the son of Roger Woodford and Elizabeth Bishop and a distant relative of Wilford Woodruff. He married Julia Day on 2 Mar. 1806 in Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 26 Dec. 1841 in Avon.

Footnotes

Roger Woodford (K8HZ-F6J), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Jun. 2022). Roger Woodford, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/roger-woodford, accessed 8 Jun. 2022). "Connecticut, U.S., Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 8 Jun. 2022); Roger Woodford, death, 26 Dec. 1841, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 59; citing "The Charles R. Hale Collection." "Connecticut, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 8 Jun. 2022); Roger Woodford, 26 Aug. 1824, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, no. 3041; citing “Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts." "Connecticut, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 8 Jun. 2022); Benjamin Bishop, 7 Jul. 1794, Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 108; citing “Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts." "Church records, v. 1-5, 1751-1941," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Jun. 2022); Roger Woodford and Julia Day, marriage, 2 Mar. 1806, Avon, Hartford Co., Connecticut, p. 68; citing Avon, Connecticut, West Avon Congregational Church, image 160/484; DGS 8137283.

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  • Page 163

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

    Excerpt:
    July 6, 1837 ~ Thursday A view of the place of my nativity July 6th This was a day of great interest to me I left aunt Wheelers, after visiting Daniel Luther, and many in the place I walked in Comp- any with Elder Hale on the Canal to Uncle Adna Hart's from thence to Woodfords mills built and formerly owned by my father Aphek Woodruff I was born and spent my youth upon the ...
    Dates:
    July 6, 1837
  • Page 43

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

    Excerpt:
    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Asahel H. Woodruff, 7 July 1837

    Excerpt:
    I took the stage in Canaan to visit Avon July 5th I made a short stop in New hartford shook hands with Richard B Cowles & past on I arived at Woodford tavern & once more trod the soil of Avon. I spent the night at aunt Wheelers I saw Daniel, & Luther, I went over to Nod to see the friends there Daniel Wheeler has had a hard time of it in the whaleing line, he ...