Samuel F. Atwood

Samuel F. Atwood (1825-1906) was born 27 Feb. 1825 in Willington, Tolland Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Dan Atwood and Polly Sawyer. He married Mary Jane Cornwall on 8 Jan. 1859 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He was baptized 11 Oct. 1846. He and his family were visited by Wilford Woodruff on 18 Nov. 1849 in Willington. He died 1 May 1906 in Salt Lake City.

Footnotes

Samuel Frink Atwood (KWJ4-141), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 Oct. 2022). Samuel F. Atwood, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-f-atwood, accessed 18 Oct. 2022). "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 Oct. 2022); Samuel F Atwood, birth, 27 Feb. 1825, Willington, Tolland Co., Connecticut, p. 154; citing Willington, Connecticut, Town Clerk, “Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1720-1854,” image 215/231; DGS 4015999. "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 18 Oct. 2022); Samuel F. Atwood, 1 May 1906, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, certificate no. 494; citing Utah, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Statistics, image 341/1068; DGS 2229075. Deseret News, “Married:” (Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory), 12 Jan. 1859, vol. VIII, p. 4; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 18 Oct. 2022).

Mentioned in

  • Page 67

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

    Excerpt:
    Thomas P Smith gave me the following report of Fort Johnson 6 miles north of Cedar City it contains 6 families 40 persons the fort wall is 10 rods square 4 feet thick at the bottom 2 1/2 at the top is now built 8 feet high is to be carried up 12 feet the place contains many fine springs enough to watter 100 Acres of land a good grazing country for a large heard of cattle May 20, 1855 ~ Sunday May 20th Sunday ...
    Dates:
    May 20, 1855
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

    Excerpt:
    we set apart Brother Hulse to his mission to Israel remarks were made by W. Woodruff C. C. Rich & several others upon the subject of the mission May 21, 1855 ~ Monday 21st Mondiay I got an Indian boy of Brother James Bosnel He was about a doz years of age his name was Moroni. Eliza Bosnel his wife wishes her Endowment & they wish me to write & inform them when they can have it ...
    Dates:
    May 21, 1855 May 22, 1855 May 23, 1855 May 24, 1855 May 25, 1855
  • Page 34

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

    Excerpt:
    to be located 6 miles from the base of the mountain on the east the fort on the west we then road to the present location of fort Harmony 3 miles making 18 1/2 miles by the rodeometer & 287 miles from Salt Lake City 287 this is a good grazing country & a splendid mountain scenery. The brethren are trying to take out the stream of waters called Ash Creek to water their farming land they have carried it 6 miles & have i to carry it 2 mils further to ...
    Dates:
    May 20, 1854
  • Page 238

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    Excerpt:
    November 11, 1849 ~ Sunday 11th Sunday I Preached to the saints & loaned 9 No of the star to Mrs Brown November 12, 1849 ~ Monday 12th We recieved in this mornings papers Arivals from Calafornia Also from Europe the steemer from Calafornia brought $500,000 dollars worth of gold dust from the Mines. The Ship Areatus in which Calvin Foss was in Arived in Calafornia on the 23rd sept 170 days out from Boston. I ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1849 November 12, 1849 November 13, 1849 November 14, 1849 November 15, 1849 November 16, 1849 November 17, 1849 November 18, 1849 November 19, 1849 November 20, 1849 November 21, 1849 November 22, 1849 November 23, 1849
  • Page 138

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    Excerpt:
    Aug 26, 1875 we met at 10 oclok W. Woodruff opened by Prayer J Taylor spoke 48 Minuts G Q Cannon 52 M[inutes] Afternoon W Woodruff spoke 562 M[inutes], J Taylor 60. G Q Cannon Read the Rules of the Order. At the close of the Meeting we repaired to the water & G Q Cannon Baptized 17 of the Leading Bishops & Officers and they were confirmed by John Taylor & W. Woodruff August 27, 1875 ~ Friday 27. we drove to Heber ...
    Dates:
    August 27, 1875 August 28, 1875 August 29, 1875 August 30, 1875
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Simeon F Atwood, 4 January 1857

    Excerpt:
    Mr. W. Woodruff G. S. L. City U. Territory [sideways text]Los Vegas Jan 4 1887 S. F. Atwood[end of sideways text] Los Vegas Lead Mines Jan 4th 1857 Elder Woodruff Dear brother: According to your request and my promise to you before I left G. S. L. City I seat myself to write you a few lines to give you an account of our journey to this place and all other news that I may think of that will be interesting to you Bro
    Dates:
    January 4, 1857
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Jedediah G. Lambert, 19 April 1890

    Excerpt:
    I would not be called for one year, but that I would be expected to so arrange my affairs that I would be ready to go, if called on a mission in a year from that time. With this understan- ding I have arranged buis- ness matters for this season that would now be dif- i cult to change or other- wise arrange. ^Taking^ this ^in to consideration^ together with my poor health for the last month & more, I beg to be excused for the present. Your Brother in the Gospel & well wishes
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from J. G. Lambert, 17 September 1891

    Excerpt:
    Kamas Utah Sept. 17, 1891 Pres. Woodruff Dear Bro. Our Bishop Atwood is in Salt Lake & may have seen you & explan- ed all to you but in case he does not meet you I write Circumstances are such that I will be unable to report ready for my mission Oct. 6th but I do not ask for release but will report when I am ready. It would take to much time & paper to explain all to you at present. Suffice it to say I feel to ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1891
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from J. G. Lambert, 19 March 1891

    Excerpt:
    will (with the help of the Lord) be ready to go by the October Conference next. I would prefer a mission in a warm climate on account of my health, but will go where I am called let it be where it may. I also reed a letter two days ago from Bro. Geo. Reynolds. The above gives the desined information Your Bro in the Gospel. J.G. Lambert S.F. Atwood Bp ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Marion L. Corbett, 28 February 1891

    Excerpt:
    your brother in the gospel Marion L. Corbett O.K. J.F.S. S. F. Atwood Bp. 28 Feb '91 Marion L. Corbett Recd4 March '91