Seymour Brunson

Seymour Brunson (1798-1840) was born 1 Dec. 1798 in Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York. He was the son of Reuben Brunson and Sally Clark. He married Harriet Gould about 1823. He was baptized in Jan. 1831 in Strongsville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. He died 10 Aug. 1840 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, as noted by Phebe Woodruff in a letter to Wilford.


Seymour Brunson Sr. (KWJ1-MCB), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Seymour Brunson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Seymour Brunson, The Joseph Smith Papers (, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).

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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

    all be restored again.— Paul says I die da^i^ly brother Joseph says that he actually died and was raised to life again— says the beasts that he fought with at Epesus often killed him and he came to life again— if so Willford why may not our little Sarah be raised to life again— He, brother Joseph has brought forth many new things this season.— There has been quite a number of deaths in Commerce the past season I believed that I mentioned some ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 September 1840

    Lee Montrose Lee County Iowa Territory Sept 8th 1840 My Dear Willford, With pleasure I seat myself at this time to acknowledge the reception of your kind letter which came to hand 10 days since and I should have answered it immedately after its reception had it not been that my babe was quite sick but he is better now I had been an[x]iously looking for a letter from you for a long time and to my greate satisfaction received it from the hand of a brother, brought by some ...
    September 8, 1840