Samuel Barber (1800-1861) was born 21 Oct. 1800 in Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. He was the son of William Barber and Mary Thompson. He married Phebe Beckwith, a second cousin of Wilford Woodruff, on 25 May 1825 in Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He died 25 Jun. 1861 in Canton, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
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Excerpt:July 10, 1837 ~ Monday 10th I walked in Company with Elder Hale to Collinsville I had an interview with Samuel Barber Uncle Ozem was assisting in building a stone dam across the river at Collensville. I visited a pine grove that I often retired to in 1830 for prayer & meditation I had many interesting seasons by day & by night while tending a mill for Collins in 1830, in the pine grove ...Dates:July 10, 1837 July 11, 1837 July 12, 1837
Excerpt:September 27, 1869 ~ Monday Sept 27th 1869 I was quite unwell this morning But I went to the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 54 D H Wells sealed 31 couple & W Woodruff sealed 28 couple total 59. I spent the Evening at Br Pettits September 28, 1869 ~ Tuesday 28 [FIGURE] I wrote 5 Letters to Azmon & Ozem Woodruff, to Wilford to Luther Wheeler &Dates:September 27, 1869 September 28, 1869 September 29, 1869 September 30, 1869 October 1, 1869 October 2, 1869 October 3, 1869
Excerpt:Aug 31, 1869 On the 31, Aug 1869 Wilford Woodruff was Baptized in the Font in the Endowment House Temple Block Salt Lake City For the Following Persons Samuel Smith Baptized Joseph F Smith was mouth in confirming Edmund Eastman, Timothy Carter, Amos Wheeler Total 10 Amasa Frisby, Titus Woodruff Abijah Barber Erastus Hart, Thadeus Thompson, Alson Thompson ...
Excerpt:New Rowley, Essex County Mass. July 25 1837 Asahel H. Woodruff, Dear Brother perhaps you will think strange that I should call your attention to the perusal of another page so soon from me. I remarked in my last that I should write again if I had any thing of interest to communicate. & so I have finished my visit with my friends in Conn" for the present at least. I thought it might not be amiss to inform you about matters and things July ...Dates:July 25, 1837