Shuah Carter Woodruff
Shuah Carter Woodruff (1847-1848) was born 28 Oct. 1847 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa. She was the seventh child of Wilford Woodruff and Phebe Whittemore Carter. She died 22 Jul. 1848 in La Moille, Bureau Co., Illinois.
Shuah Carter Woodruff (KWVG-XRV), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 20 Jan. 2021). Shuah Carter Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/shuah-carter-woodruff, accessed 8 Feb. 2022).
Excerpt:February 15, 1849 ~ Thursday Feb 15th 18489 [FIGURES] To President Young And Council 2 sheets On Territorial Bills And Government 1 sheet To Historian 1 sheet I wrote A letter to President Young And Council containing two full sheets of fools cap writing in my Journal Hand giving an account of my leaving Council Bl[uffs] my meetings at Mount Pisgah & Garden Grove, My providential delivery from Death, visit at the Temple &Dates:February 15, 1849
Excerpt:October 27, 1847 ~ Wednesday 27th We travled 25 miles & camped whare the Paunees visited while going up we got in late & fed on cotton wood 25 miles October 28, 1847 ~ Thursday 28th We travled 23 miles & camped on shell creek 23 Shuah Carter Woodruff was born 5 oclok this morning October 29, 1847 ~ Friday 29th We travled 25 miles & camped at the liberty pole fed on cotton wood & rushes 25 October 30, 1847 ...Dates:October 27, 1847 October 28, 1847 October 29, 1847 October 30, 1847 October 31, 1847 November 1, 1847 November 2, 1847 November 3, 1847
Excerpt:The Otoe Chiefs with many of the tribe called at winter Quarters to pay a visit a fat Beef was sent tdown to them they have behaved much more honorable toward us than the Omahas have. May 9, 1848 ~ Tuesday 9th I spent the day at home the Steem boat Bandana arived at our wharf at sun set & brought goods groceries flour passe ngers &c Dr Scott gave me Br Felts address as follows Nathaniel H Felt South third ...Dates:May 9, 1848 May 10, 1848 May 11, 1848 May 12, 1848 May 13, 1848 May 14, 1848 May 15, 1848 May 16, 1848 May 17, 1848
Excerpt:May 18, 1848 ~ Thursday 18th Our babe is some better to day I was unwell myself. May 19, 1848 ~ Friday 19 I was quite unwell to day, rumours have reached us that the Indians had commenced slaughtering the inhabitants of Oregon. Also that the Queen of England had abdicated her throne & had shiped for Canida for Protection. our streets are thronged with waggons on their way for the Horn [FIGURE] I gave a ...Dates:May 18, 1848 May 19, 1848 May 20, 1848 May 21, 1848 May 22, 1848 May 23, 1848 May 24, 1848 May 25, 1848 May 26, 1848 May 27, 1848 May 28, 1848 May 29, 1848 May 30, 1848 May 31, 1848
Excerpt:July 17, 1848 ~ Monday 17th I spent the day at St Louis but left in the evening on board of the Herald at 5 oclok I took cabin passage with my family July 18, 1848 ~ Tuesday 18 Early in the morning the Pilot in a fog run the boat aground in a Pickerel swamp & it lay 12 hours before it was got off we could not get any milk for our little Shuah She was taken with bowel complant & was ...Dates:July 17, 1848 July 18, 1848 July 19, 1848 July 20, 1848 July 21, 1848 July 22, 1848 July 23, 1848
Excerpt:reception of your of your letter dated at Farmington and makes many friendly remarks upon the subjects of friendship connections mormonisn &c&c. We have received a paper of late from Kirtland–there was not particular news in it accepting that the inhabitants of the Citty far West had chosen 2 Judges 14 Justices of peace and established a post Office. Therefore I fear that your letter will get lost by the Office being in another place. I finished that letter which you commenced to Sarah and