Sarah Marinda Bates Pratt

Sarah Marinda Bates Pratt (1817-1888) was born 5 Feb. 1817 in Henderson, Jefferson Co., New York. She was the daughter of Cyrus Bates and Lydia Harrington. She married Orson Pratt on 4 Jul. 1836. She was baptized 18 Jun. 1835. She and her husband socialized with Wilford and Phebe Woodruff throughout their lives. She died 25 Dec. 1888 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Sarah Marinda Bates (LKY2-LNQ), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Jun. 2022). Sarah Marinda Bates Pratt, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/sarah-marinda-bates-pratt, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Sarah Marinda Bates Pratt, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/sarah-marinda-bates-pratt, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 12

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

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    January 18, 1843 ~ Wednesday Jan 18th Joseph Smith the Prophet & his Lady made a feest for his friends as a time of rejoiceing with them in consequence of his deliverence from oppression we had an inter- esting day about 20 of those who went with him to Springfield & also the Twelve & many others numbering in all about 75 persons. Gen Law & Miss Eliza Snow had compos- ed each of them a song which ...
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    January 18, 1843 January 19, 1843
  • Page 125

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

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    December 11, 1839 ~ Wednesday Dec 11th I took the Parting hand with Elder James & James Ivins & left at 11 oclock A.M. rode 16 miles to Freehold I there took the stage & rode to Middletown point 12 miles & then took steem boat wave to New York. I called upon Elder P. P Pratt in Mott street No 58, whare I found him & Elder Ball. I walked to the ...
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    December 11, 1839 December 12, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 14, 1839
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    oppen their way, brother Young has been verry sick on his way— brother Kimbal was in the state of N.Y. some where but do not know where— brother J. Page is near Lima preaching— has baptized 8 or 10 O. Pratt was expecting to start for England as soon as he has company the last that I heard of him— Brother L. White called here a few days since says that he thinks of ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    Sept 19th 1839 Lovely-street as you named the place when here Dear Willford After waightining waiting 5 long weeks after you left me to hear from you I take my pen although in a feeble state and on the bed as you will perceive from my writing. I let Sarah stay at brother Smoots 8 days after you left then she came home well and fleshy and bright she continued well about 2 weeks and then I was taken with the fever and ague 3 or 4 days before she was. we ...
    Dates:
    September 19, 1839
  • Page 128

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

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    From Thompson Woodruff I Attended the prayer circle on sunday evening & sat about 2 hours & herd letters read from correspond[ents] in various parts of the Earth. we herd many interesting letters from New York, washington Liverpool London, & other parts of the Earth May 12, 1856 ~ Monday 12th I found I could not get rid of the Dead flesh in my Arm without using sumthing to eat it out so I took 20 grains of
    Dates:
    May 12, 1856 May 13, 1856 May 14, 1856 May 15, 1856 May 16, 1856 May 17, 1856 May 18, 1856 May 19, 1856 May 21, 1856 May 22, 1856 May 23, 1856 May 24, 1856
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 December 1839

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    Bowery 88. New York City, Dec. 13th. 1839. My Dear Phebe. Notwithstanding I sent you a long letter about twenty days since; I feel disposed to address you at this time; & could I but read a letter from you half as often as I write to you I should feel exceding thankful: but I make allowances for Sickness & miscarriage of letters &c. I have recieved one letter from you & that was great consola- tion to my feelings. This is the fifth letter I have written to ...
    Dates:
    December 13, 1839
  • Page 262

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

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    And they are full of Alarm concerning the doings of Congress it has become A hotbed of political warfare and most all parties are looking for the exploding of the union the war spirit is increasing in the hearts of the people And deep judgment awaits the people nation, the hearts of men are failing them for fear of those things that are coming on the Earth, the Lord has said that in his fury he would vex the Nation And He is about to fulfill it. February 24, 1850 ~ Sunday 24th ...
    Dates:
    February 24, 1850 February 25, 1850 February 26, 1850 February 27, 1850 February 28, 1850 March 1, 1850 March 2, 1850 March 3, 1850
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Parley P. Pratt, 12 June 1842

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    The Saints abroad manifest much interest in the Book of Abraham in the T & Seasons it will be continued as fast as Joseph gets time to translate. Phebe wishes me to send her respects to Brother & Sistr Pratt we have a fine healthy girl◊ 3 months old. Our little Boy came near killing himself drinking strong lye but has got well again steam Boat & rail road accidents are as freequent as ever fires &c. I herd your ...
  • Page 375

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    September 21, 1865 ~ Thursday Sept 21, 1865 We drove from Harmony to Cedar we had a public dinner & 22 Miles a dance in the Evening September 22, 1865 ~ Friday 22 We held a Meeting at 10 oclok W Woodruff spoke 35 Minuts G A Smith 10 L Snow 51 E. T. Benson Dismissed. Afternoon. F D Richards prayed E T Benson spoke 30 Minuts G. Q. Cannon 20 F D ...
    Dates:
    September 21, 1865 September 22, 1865 September 23, 1865 September 24, 1865 September 25, 1865
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff and Others, 10 January 1841

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    Nov. and brought John F. Boynton and wife and Lyman Johnson and that they had purchased lots and were going to build on them—she said she knew not what their feelings were in regard to mormonism but they ^were^ verry friendly and in good spirits. (Willy is in my lap and appears as though he wanted to write I will try him and see [Here Phebe begins to write in her son's voice. The script changes as if Phebe is holding ...