Sarah Ellen Carter Scamman Hoover

Sarah Ellen Carter Scamman Hoover (1840-1924) was born 10 Mar. 1840 in Saco, York Co., Maine. She was the daughter of Luther Scamman and Rhoda Farnum Carter and a niece of Phebe Whittemore Carter, who married Wilford Woodruff. She married Christopher Hoover in Jul. 1858, and they had five children. She died 19 Apr. 1924 in Hobart, Kiowa Co., Oklahoma.


Sarah Carter Scammon (277N-5D2), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 28 Jul. 2022). Sarah Ellen Carter Scamman Hoover, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 28 Jul. 2022). "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database with images, FamilySearch (, accessed 28 Jul. 2022); Sarah Ellen Scamman, birth, 10 Mar. 1840, Saco, York Co., Maine, p. 104; citing Saco, Maine, City Clerk, “Vital records, 1840-1900,” image 300/775; DGS 7596918. 1880 U.S. Census, Salamanca, Cherokee Co., Kansas, ED 50, p. 10, Sarah C. Hoover; FamilySearch (, accessed 28 Jul. 2022). The Hobart Democratic-Chief, “Body Shipped to Kansas” (Hobart, Kiowa Co., Oklahoma), 24 Apr. 1924, vol. 23, p. 1; database with images, (, accessed 28 Jul. 2022).

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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

    could not sit up to have my bed made, I was brought verry low in consequence of my situation little Sarah Emma was verry sick at the same time both of our lives were nearly dispaired of but through the mercy of God I got some better so that as soon as my house was called done I went into it, it had no door window or loft in it, and it was a hard matter for me to get it done any way they seamed unwilling to do it, I had ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

    out the church. Lest you may not get my letters I would just say that brother Ilus is married and sister Shuah expects to be soon. sister Rhoda Scammans has a young daughter 13 days older than my babe. brother Luther wants to come to the west but sister R does not. Did you know of the correspondence between brother Webster and sister Eunice I knew nothing of it untill he came here
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    January 12, 1850 ~ Saturday Jan 12th 1850 [FIGURE] I wrote 7 letter to J. Livingston, J. Luce T. Cartwright D. Turner, S. Wells D. Carter and J. Townsend I recieved two letter from [FIGURE] S. Wells & S. Tuttle January 13, 1850 ~ Sunday 13th Sunday I Preached in Cambridgeport January 14, 1850 ~ Monday 14th [FIGURES] I ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

    [sideways text] Brother Woodruff I have just come to fathers as sister Phebe is writing to you and as she offers me a little space in her letter I cheerfully improve it by saying to yo that I am rejoiced to hear of your prosperity in the cause of Christ and thank you for your kind remembrance of me, and my family and hope we shall ever share in your prayers. we are well at present—hope the Lord will continue to bless you in your mission and hasten the time when ...