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 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 3 June 1840

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    Ledbury. Herefordshire. England. June 3d 1840 My Dear Phebe, I take this method to inform you that on last Saturday night the 30th of May, just as I had retired to rest in company with Elder Richards at Br John Benbows. A Brother came into the room & informed us he had 6 letters for us. On opening them We found 2 from Preston, Sister Richards & an Elder. one ...
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    June 3, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    i.e for the press I copied it off with my pen & it filled four sheets of common letter paper. I extracted it mostly from my journals & signed it Kinball, Woodruff & Smith We also sent a lengthy letter to Bishop Elias Smith, we are sparing no pains to communicate any intelligence to our friends in America that we may have in our possession, I have just recieved two letters from our Maine friends one from Sister Foss & the ...
  • Page 120

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

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    March 3, 1856 ~ Monday 3rd I spent the fore part of the day in the committee room I [FIGURE] 4th Received a mission from President Young to day to prepare and go East in the spring to get the Deseret type Alphabet type made & som books printed in it. I attended the exhibition in the evening at the Social hall with my family March 4, 1856 ~ Tuesday to March 5, 1856 ~ Wednesday 4th & 5th I spent the time in the committee room
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    March 3, 1856 March 4, 1856 March 5, 1856 March 6, 1856 March 7, 1856 March 8, 1856 March 9, 1856 March 10, 1856 March 11, 1856 March 12, 1856 March 13, 1856 March 14, 1856 March 15, 1856 March 16, 1856 March 17, 1856
  • Page 42

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

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    nor He with his leaders Brother Pratt Also thought that Adam was made of the dust of the Earth could not believe that Adam was our God or the Father of Jesus Christ President Young said that He was that He came from another world & made this brought Eve with him partook of the fruits of the Earth begat children & they were Earthly & & had mortal bodies & if we were Faithful we should become Gods as He was. He told Brother Pratt to lay aside his Philosofical reasoning & ...
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    September 18, 1854 September 21, 1854 September 22, 1854 September 23, 1854 September 24, 1854 September 25, 1854 September 28, 1854 September 29, 1854 September 30, 1854 October 1, 1854 October 2, 1854 October 5, 1854 October 6, 1854
  • Page 184

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    April 28 1869 Brother Black was 86 years old & quite smart. We stayed a good deal with them in Manchester England. I spent the night with Brother Smith of Hertfordshire England April 29, 1869 ~ Thursday 29. We drove Back down the Mountain to Tokerville the people in thes Mountain regions are to a great Expens to make ditches to carry the water to irrigate there lands they have to dig for miles in the midst of large rocks on the ...
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    April 29, 1869 April 30, 1869
  • Page 356

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    October 21, 1872 ~ Monday Oct 21, I1st872 I spent the day at the farm & night at home in the city. Rosanna Sarah Delights child was vary low she has been wasting away for months I was up with her the latter part of the night October 22, 1872 ~ Tuesday 22d [FIGURE] Rosanna Died this morning 15 Minuts to 8 oclok I made arangements for the funeral tomorrow at 11 oclok October 23, 1872 ~ ...
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    October 21, 1872 October 22, 1872 October 23, 1872 October 24, 1872 October 25, 1872 October 26, 1872 October 27, 1872 October 28, 1872 October 29, 1872 October 30, 1872 October 31, 1872 November 1, 1872 November 2, 1872 November 3, 1872 November 4, 1872 November 7, 1872 November 8, 1872 November 9, 1872 November 10, 1872
  • Page 26

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Church, consisting of nine members, eight of whom were relatives. I or- dained Dwight Webster a Priest, and administered the sacrament. July 3—I started for the State of Maine, and arrived at father Carter's, in Scarborough, on the 6th. —14—My wife was delivered of a daughter at her father's house; we named her Sarah Emma. 22—I wrote to Thomas B. Marsh, ...
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    July 3, 1838 July 6, 1838 July 14, 1838 July 22, 1838 July 30, 1838 August 7, 1838 August 9, 1838 August 13, 1838 August 19, 1838 October 1, 1838 October 3, 1838 October 4, 1838 December 19, 1838 March 8, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839
  • Page 122

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    In the afternoon sacraments was administered 3 were confirmed, one Elder 2 Priest one Teacher was ordained under the hands of Elders W. Woodruff & T Ward. The evening was occupied from an address by Elders Strattan & Woodruff Joseph A. Stratton President James Cantwell Clerk We had a good time through the conference the spirit of Union prevails throughout the confer[enc]e many of the Saints were present from the various conferences 10 miles July 21, 1845 ~ Monday ...
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    July 21, 1845 July 22, 1845 July 23, 1845 July 24, 1845
  • Page 127

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    August 2, 1845 ~ Saturday 2nd [FIGURES] I recieved 2 letters & wrote two one to E. Emms & to J. Allen. I recieved one Neighbor & one times & seasons from Nauvoo & the first No of the New York Messenger Published by P. P. Pratt August 3, 1845 ~ Sunday 3rd Sunday I met with the saints in the Afternoon & communed with them. I preached in the ...
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    August 2, 1845 August 3, 1845 August 4, 1845 August 5, 1845 August 6, 1845 August 7, 1845 August 8, 1845 August 9, 1845 August 10, 1845
  • Page 151

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    the commencing of mobing once more in Hancock County, the mob had burned 42 of the Houses of the Saints in Lima I wrot A letter to O. Pratt & S Brannan one to Freedom & Shuah Moulton, one to Father Carter, to Sarah B. Foss I sent sister Foss £2 in a letter And Mrs Woodruff sent to Phebe 12/6 in the same letter Also a Bundle of ...
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    October 18, 1845 October 19, 1845