Sarah Brackett Carter Foss

Sarah Brackett Carter Foss (1800-1894) was born 30 Sep. 1800 in Limerick, York Co., Maine. She was the daughter of Ezra Carter and Sarah Fabyan and a sister of Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. She married Calvin Ira Foss on 11 Oct. 1823 in Scarborough, Cumberland Co., Maine. She was baptized in 1834. She died 4 Mar. 1894 in East Bountiful, Davis Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Sarah Brackett Carter (KWVM-4H5), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Sarah Brackett Carter Foss, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/sarah-brackett-carter-foss, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Sarah Brackett Carter Foss, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/people/sarah-brackett-carter-foss?letter=F&%3Blang=eng&lang=eng#5, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 353

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

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    October 31, 1844 ~ Thursday Oct 31st ^1844^ I went to beach in the morning dug 2 bushels of clams. spent the day at Sister Foss Fabyan Carter came in in the evening & brought me a letter from Br Hiram [FIGURE] Clark in New York. [FIGURE] In the evening I baptized & confirmed 4 four members of sister Foss family & also blessed them viz Olive, Ezra, Rhoda, & Phebe, I ...
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    October 31, 1844 November 1, 1844 November 2, 1844
  • Page 354

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

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    November 3, 1844 ~ Sunday 43rd Sunday I walked [illegible] Sisters Foss I found her & Phebe Foss both sick. Phebe was taken with the nose bleed while I was there & bled much it was thought she bled near two quarts I was there through the day assisting them two sisters from the Saco Factories called to enquire about some friends in Nauvoo. November 4, 1844 ~ Monday 4th Phebe Amelia, &
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    November 3, 1844 November 4, 1844 November 5, 1844 November 6, 1844 November 7, 1844 November 8, 1844 November 9, 1844
  • Page 355

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

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    November 10, 1844 ~ Sunday ^[FIGURES]^ Nov 10th Sunday morning Phebe & myself both called upon sister Foss family we found them both vary low, it was thought that Sarah Elizabeth Foss would not get well. I wrote two letter one to Ilus F. Carter & one to Freedom & Shuah Moulton giving them an account of the sickness of our friends. Br & sister Scammans was with ...
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    November 10, 1844 November 11, 1844 November 12, 1844 November 13, 1844
  • Page 356

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

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    November 14, 1844 ~ Thursday Nov 14th Thursday [FIGURE] when the destroyer reigns darkness prevails At about daylight I was called upon to go to Sister Foss's for Sarah Elizabeth was dying. Mrs Woodruff and myself went up as soon as could, & when we arived at the house we found Sarah Elizabeth apparently dying and appeared as though she would not live 10 minutes. Sister Foss & Ira Foss her oldest son was vary sick. the family was taking medicine ...
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    November 14, 1844
  • Page 357

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

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    well could talk her puls became regular, we ceased all further preperations for laying her out. A slight emetic was given her, ^&^ ◊injections with a portions of charcoal, to kill mortification. her body was washed all over will [with] Alkilie of salaratus she vomited black stuff that looked like mortification or that it cone [come] from the liver she appeared better through the day. Doctors Churchel & George Sewell were both asstonished at her being alive on their return they continued to do what ...
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    November 15, 1844
  • Page 358

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

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    November 16, 1844 ~ Saturday 16th Sister Foss family appears some better to day Sarah Elizabeth appears some on the mend she may yet live. Mrs Woodruff spent the day with them November 17, 1844 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday Sister Foss family are about the same to day A number of friends called to see them Luther & Rhoda Scammans & Ezra Carter Jr was among the number I spent part ...
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    November 16, 1844 November 17, 1844 November 18, 1844 November 19, 1844 November 20, 1844
  • Page 361

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

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    November 26, 1844 ~ Tuesday Nov 26th [FIGURE] I perused a letter from Elder Benjamin Greward Tahita South Pacific. I wrote him a long letter & gave him a statement of affair since he left. spoke of the death of Joseph & Hiram & Samuel Smith. we took cars & rode to Providence from thence to Stonnington Ct. there took the steemer Massacheusetts but lay at the dock all night in consequence of the storm. ...
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    November 26, 1844 November 27, 1844 November 28, 1844
  • Page 201

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Lord Mayor of London arose & addressed a cro- uded assembly of about 3000 person[s] in the cCiteeys Road Chapel (which was the first Chapel ever built by Mr John Wesley) the Lord Mayor says It is with Pleasure that I have been permitted to preside over this respectable body this evening on so important occasion the memory of which will be i[n]delibly fixed upon my mind as one of the most pleasing events of my life, & I trust I shall ever be as ...
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    October 23, 1840 October 24, 1840
  • Page 208

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    November 10, 1840 ~ Tuesday 10th I took the parting hand with Elder G A. Smit[h] who started for Birmingham so I am now left alone again [FIGURE] I finished writing the letter to Father & Mother Carter & mailed it I wrote lengthy & answered sister Foss Letter. I wrote a letter [FIGURE] to Elder W. Richards. I preached at 8 oclock at the Academy November 11, 1840 ~ Wednesday ...
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    November 10, 1840 November 11, 1840 November 12, 1840 November 13, 1840
  • Page 62

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

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    September 12, 1838 ~ Wednesday Sept 12th I spent the day at father Carters in packing up the last remains of our goods I carried the most of our goods to Sister Sarah Foss's whare the saints or camp will spend the night when they arive. Icabod C. Foss was expecting to go to Zion with us he is a son of sister Sarah Foss but old Mr Foss opposed him to such a degree that it was thought best for him to tarry ...
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    September 12, 1838 September 13, 1838 September 14, 1838 September 15, 1838