Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes

Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes (1843-1897) was born 25 Jul. 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. She was the fourth child of Wilford Woodruff and Phebe Whittemore Carter. She married Robert Scholes on 30 Jan. 1859 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, and they had seven children. She died in 1897 in Sioux, Woodbury Co., Iowa.

Footnotes

Susan Cornelia Woodruff (KWVG-XRZ), Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/susan-cornelia-woodruff-scholes, accessed 19 Mar. 2022). Susan Woodruff, The Emmeline B. Wells Diaries (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/search?q=%22Susan+Woodruff%22&lang=eng, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/people/susan-cornelia-woodruff-scholes, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 281

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

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    July 30, 1850 ~ Tuesday July 30th 1850 [FIGURE} Our encampment or the first division of it was called to pass through one of those horrid scenes to day which are so much dredded by all emigrating companies on the plaines which was a stampede of all the ox teams with the family waggons of the first division with the exception of the 10 baggage who were in the rear. No person who has not experienced or witnessed one of athose dredful scenes cannot form any correct idea of them and ...
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    July 30, 1850
  • Page 282

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

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    saw women or children in danger I done what I could to rescue them little can be done at such times ownly for each one to dodge the best he can & save his own life if possible when I found I could do no more for the encampment in general I run forward to see what state my carriage & family waggons & family was in I found my noble horse still a running but on three legs Rhoda was knocked out of the Carriage & Susan was lying flat ...
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    July 31, 1850 August 1, 1850 August 2, 1850 August 3, 1850 August 4, 1850
  • Page 393

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

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    July 5, 1852 ~ Monday July 5th Monday This day was spent in celebration [FIGURE] of the 4th of July Govornor Young & Escort were escorted to the Tabernacle by the Mormon Battalion Silver Grays Horse company &c The day was spent The day was spent making speeches singing prayer &c July 6, 1852 ~ Tuesday 6th We had a soaking rain I spent the day hoeing & in the House July 7, 1852 ~ Wednesday to July ...
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    July 5, 1852 July 6, 1852 July 7, 1852 July 10, 1852 July 11, 1852 July 12, 1852 July 18, 1852 July 18, 1852 July 19, 1852 July 23, 1852 July 24, 1852 July 25, 1852 July 26, 1852 July 28, 1852 July 29, 1852 July 30, 1852 July 31, 1852 August 1, 1852
  • Page 413

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

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    [FIGURE] W W W W I travled with President Brigham Young Heber C. Kimball and a large company of Elders through the southern part of Utah Territory visiting the cities villages & settlements on the way teaching & instructing the people as far south as parawan & Cedar cities Travled 876 Miles I Attended Public meetings 45 Meetings I Baptized a daughter, wife & Brother in Law 3 Baptized ...
  • Page 429

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

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    At the close of the prayer the presidency & Twelve walked to the South East cornor of the ground laid out for the Temple the ground being frozen President Heber C Kimball commenced breaking the ground with a pick then President Richards then Orson Hyde Parley Pratt, W Woodruff, J Taylor A. Lyman C. C. Rich E. T. Benson L. Snow E Snow &
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    February 15, 1853
  • Page 156

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

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    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 ...
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    July 17, 1848 July 18, 1848 July 19, 1848 July 20, 1848 July 21, 1848 July 22, 1848 July 23, 1848
  • Page 196

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

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    He did not approbate the procedings at the close I went to the 17th ward & preached to the people Brother Cummings spoke before me & Brother Wright & I followed them we had the spirit of God & my mind was open & I enjoyed the meeting well. I told the people to seek for happiness by doing the works of wrighteousness & not seek for happiness by doing evil for that was contrary to the principle of Salvation as taught by the Lord our God. I ...
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    January 19, 1857 January 20, 1857 January 21, 1857 January 22, 1857 January 23, 1857
  • Page 253

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

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    Oct 1st 1857 saying that they had sent an express to the United States army containing Governor Youngs orders for them to surr enders all there arms & baggage to Lewis Robinson Quarter Master General at Fort Bridger or to retreat back to the States or we should resist them. They were camped upon Hams fork and they were awaiting an Answer to this Messaage & would send an express in as soon as they got it they related an incident of their triying ...
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    October 2, 1857 October 3, 1857 October 4, 1857 October 5, 1857 October 6, 1857 October 7, 1857 October 8, 1857 October 9, 1857 October 10, 1857 October 11, 1857
  • Page 369

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

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    Dec [Jan] 20th of land in order to keep from Drowning but he got out safe January 20, 1859 ~ Thursday 20 I Attended the Legislature & we sat till 8 oclok at [FIGURE] night we had a Petition again to day from the Rush valley settlement wanting the herd grant to Brigham Young & co Repealed. President Young said let it be repealed & we Repealed it through both Houses without any oposition. {[Men/many lied] about it} [blank] ...
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    January 20, 1859 January 21, 1859 January 22, 1859 January 23, 1859
  • Page 370

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

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    Jan 23 I met with the Quorum of the Twelve for Prayer C. C. Rich Prayed. F. D. Richards was mouth. we conversed till 9 oclok upon the subject of the Education of the people in this Territory & the furnishing of the people with Books they estimated that it would cost about one million of Dollars to furnish Books & stationary to educate what people there was now in the Territory in speaking of the Deserett Alphabet they thought we would have to ...
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    January 24, 1859 January 25, 1859 January 26, 1859 January 27, 1859