Saroquetes Woodruff

Saroquetes (Keets, Nephi) Woodruff (1850-1901) was born in Apr. 1850. He was a Piede Indian and joined Wilford Woodruff's family on 21 Mar. 1857 in Utah Territory. He died 13 Feb. 1901 in Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah.

Footnotes

Saroquetes Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/saroquetes-woodruff, accessed 10 Mar. 2022). 1900 U.S. Census, 88th District Sugar Precinct, Salt Lake Co., Utah, State Prison, p. 177, sheet 2B, Keets Woodruff; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Jun. 2022). Thomas G. Alexander, Things in Heaven and Earth: The Life and Times of Wilford Woodruff, a Mormon Prophet (Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books, 1993), 229. Salt Lake Tribune, “Awful Death on Track,” 14 Feb. 1901, p. 8; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 14 Mar. 2022). Salt Lake Tribune, “Was Keats Woodruff,” 24 Feb. 1901, p. 3; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 14 Mar. 2022).

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  • Page 218

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

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    November 25, 1869 ~ Thursday Nov 25 1869 Brother Petted killed 40 ducks to day I killed several November 26, 1869 ~ Friday 26. We started to go to the North End of the Lake we had a hard wind from the North which made the lake vary rough we Beat against the wind till in the night it was vary cold we then rowed to Pelican Point & camped for the night distance 25 m[iles] November 27, 1869 ~ Saturday 27 ...
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    November 25, 1869 November 26, 1869 November 27, 1869 November 28, 1869 November 29, 1869 November 30, 1869 December 1, 1869 December 3, 1869 December 4, 1869 December 5, 1869 December 6, 1869 December 7, 1869 December 8, 1869 December 9, 1869 December 10, 1869 December 11, 1869
  • Page 231

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

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    Jan 10th 1870 There was some 1500 present including all the Military officers of Camp Douglass except one, & the United States officers of the Territory including the Judges all seemed to Enjoy themselves well I took with me Phebe, Sarah, & Emma, we took our supper at the Townsend House. 11Our Utah Legislature assembled at 10 ock in the Morning & organized The Council Appointed G. A. Smith President P. Lynch secretary & ...
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    January 11, 1870 January 12, 1870 January 13, 1870 January 14, 1870 January 15, 1870
  • Page 239

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

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    March 2nd 1870 grain I found from one pint to a quart of Barley & oats in each Bushel of wheat so I had to stop & go to work to pick over 20 Bushels of wheat a spoonful at a time I set all the family at it as soon as I could & it was the most tedious work I ever undertook March 3, 1870 ~ Thursday to March 4, 1870 ~ Friday 3 & 4. I spent all day in picking over wheat March 5, 1870 ~ Saturday ...
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    March 3, 1870 March 4, 1870 March 5, 1870 March 6, 1870 March 7, 1870
  • Page 243

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

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    April 2, 1870 ~ Saturday April 2nd 1870 I Attended the school of the prophets & speeches were made By Pres- ident Wells & several of the Twelve I went to the News office & signed the Protest against the Passage of the Cullom Bill By the senate. A contribution was taken up in the school to pay for sending the Papers & Pamphlet to each Member of Congress some $75 was collected. I attended the funeral of Mother Jordan R L ...
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    April 2, 1870 April 3, 1870 April 4, 1870 April 5, 1870 April 6, 1870 April 7, 1870
  • Page 273

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

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    Sept 5, 1870 since the war commenced & Finally a French Army has surrendered of some 120000 men to the King of Prussia including the Emperor Napoleon whether the war will scease or whether the Prussians will besiege Paris time will determin. [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Azmon Woodruff September 6, 1870 ~ Tuesday to September 9, 1870 ~ Friday 6 to 9. I spent the time on the farm. September 10, 1870 ~ Saturday 10. I attended the ...
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    September 6, 1870 September 9, 1870 September 10, 1870 September 11, 1870 September 12, 1870 September 13, 1870 September 14, 1870 September 15, 1870 September 16, 1870 September 17, 1870 September 18, 1870
  • Page 283

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

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    Dec 3d 1870 Dec 3d at 1 oclok in the Morning but did not go to bed till near morning was called up Early to visit Emma who was taken sick at the House of Mary Jackson I went to see her & found her vary sick she had Miscarried. I attended the school of the Prophets & followed G. Q Cannon & J. F. Smith. Distance of my travels South 150 M [FIGURE] I received 5 letters on my return home One from ...
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    December 4, 1870 December 5, 1870 December 6, 1870 December 9, 1870 December 10, 1870 December 11, 1870 December 12, 1870 December 13, 1870 December 14, 1870 December 15, 1870 December 16, 1870
  • Page 289

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

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    January 2, 1871 ~ Monday Jan 2d 1871 I went to the farm & sawed & splip up pin timber to make posts January 3, 1871 ~ Tuesday 3. I spent the day making posts. I went to the City at night 6 m January 4, 1871 ~ Wednesday 4. My Horse was taken vary sick with the Fearey Pitt doctored him January 5, 1871 ~ Thursday 5 I spent most of the day in Making a shed for waggons & Horses January 6, 1871 ~ Friday ...
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    January 2, 1871 January 3, 1871 January 4, 1871 January 5, 1871 January 6, 1871 January 7, 1871 January 8, 1871 January 9, 1871 January 10, 1871 January 11, 1871 January 12, 1871 January 13, 1871 January 14, 1871 January 15, 1871 January 16, 1871 January 20, 1871 January 21, 1871
  • Page 298

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

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    May 4, 1871 ~ Thursday May 4, 1871 we went to the Canyon & got poles 16 M May 5, 1871 ~ Friday 5 I spent the day choreing Made shave horse, planted 1/2 Acre of corn, Made 2 long waggon Reads. Wilford & Keets are in the Canyon cutting poles May 6, 1871 ~ Saturday 6. I went to the Canyon got 2 loads of poles 16 M The Boys had Cut 500 poles & 100 Post timber May 7, 1871 ...
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    May 4, 1871 May 5, 1871 May 6, 1871 May 7, 1871 May 8, 1871 May 9, 1871 May 10, 1871 May 11, 1871 May 12, 1871 May 13, 1871 May 14, 1871 May 15, 1871 May 19, 1871 May 20, 1871 May 21, 1871
  • Page 22

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

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    Feb. 4, 1866 F. D. Richards G. Q. Cannon John W. Young & Joseph F. Smith met at the close of the Meeting for prayer John W. Young was set apart for his mission. We met again at the Presidents office at 7 oclok & set apart Thomas Taylor John T. Cain H. B. Clawson & Wm Jennings for their mission February 5, 1866 ~ Monday [FIGURE] 5 ...
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    February 5, 1866 February 6, 1866 February 7, 1866 February 8, 1866 February 9, 1866 February 10, 1866 February 11, 1866
  • Page 50

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

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    Dec 2930 1866 And G. Q. Cannon spok 25 All the Presidency & most of the Twelve met in President B Youngs house for Prayer in the Circle, Joseph F Smith opened by Prayer, & President Young was mouth. Oil was Consecrated to use in the 2nd Anointing I Attended meeting in the 1615 ward & preached to the[m] December 31, 1866 ~ Monday Dec 301. [FIGURE] James Geary shot himself with a pistol ball through the body. He ...
    Dates:
    December 31, 1866 January 1, 1867