Susanna Luce Thomas

Susanna Luce Thomas (1808-1886) was born 1 Jan. 1808 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine. She was the daughter of Malatiah Luce and Ruth Grant. She married Nathaniel Thomas on 30 Dec. 1828 in Vinalhaven, and they had six children; widowed 5 Jul. 1844. She was sealed to Charles Root Dana about 1846 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co. Illinois. She was baptized before 14 Jan. 1838. She visited with Wilford Woodruff several times in 1838 and 1839, and she traveled in his company to Illinois in 1838. She died 9 Oct. 1886 in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Susannah Luce (K2MW-QHD), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Oct. 2022). Susanna Luce Thomas, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/susanna-luce-thomas, accessed 31 Oct. 2022). "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Oct. 2022); Susanna Luce, birth, 1 Jan. 1808, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 392; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 216/837; DGS 7596929. "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Oct. 2022); Malatiah Luce and Ruth Grant, marriage intention, 9 Dec. 1798, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 406; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 223/837; DGS 7596929. "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 31 Oct. 2022); Nathaniel Thomas and Susanna Luce, marriage, 30 Dec. 1828, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 248; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 143/837; DGS 7596929. “William D. Huntington records, 1839-1884,” entry for Nathaniel Thomas, image 227/252, MS 22047; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 1 Nov. 2022). “Charles R. Dana papers, 1847, 1859,” entry for Susan Thomas, p. 34, image 42/195, MS 1399; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 1 Nov. 2022). "Burial records (Ogden, Utah), 1851-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 1 Nov. 2022); Susan Thomas, 9 Oct. 1886, Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory, p. 258; citing Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden Utah, image 141/444; DGS 7901192. Note: Charles Root Dana recorded that the marriage to Susanna was a polygamous marriage for time only.

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  • Page 15

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

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    I also wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes. spent the night at Capt B Coombs January 4, 1838 ~ Thursday Jan 4. I wrote a Letter to Aphek Woodruff in farmington Cont January 5, 1838 ~ Friday 5. I wrote a Letter to Asahel Woodruff. I rode in a wherry across the Bay in company with Mrs Woodruff & spent the night with Mr Thomas Arey 1st wrote ...
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    January 4, 1838 January 5, 1838 January 6, 1838 January 7, 1838 January 8, 1838 January 9, 1838 January 10, 1838 January 12, 1838 January 13, 1838 January 14, 1838 January 15, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Jan and I arose the spirit of God rested upon me I declared the word of God to the people in great plainness my words were at times mixed with the report of musketry that were echoing outside of of the house. I was plain in declairing to the people the judgments of God I shook my garments in the presens of the people & informed them that I was clear of their Blood. I asked if any wished to receieve the gospel & two arose to Be Baptized we closed the meeting after the evening had borne its report ...
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    January 16, 1838 January 17, 1838 January 18, 1838 January 19, 1838
  • Page 108

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

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 110

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

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    August 21, 1839 ~ Wednesday 21st I parted with Mr Carver & family & Br & sister Thomas & left Rochester & rode to the end of the seven mile prairie & stoped several hours as father Coltrin was vary sick from thence we rode to Br Chenia's & spent the night distance of the day 28 m August 22, 1839 ~ Thursday 22nd We crossed a twelve mile prairie & stoped several ...
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    August 21, 1839 August 22, 1839 August 23, 1839 August 24, 1839
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    October 1, 1838 ~ Monday Oct 1st It is unusally warm for the season. I conveyed Sister Rhoda Scamans home in a waggon we are still waiting in great anxiety for the camp to arive. O how slow they moove 10 miles October 2, 1838 ~ Tuesday 2nd Elder Townsend has this morning started for the east to look up the camp of the saints to see whare they are & what they are about that they do not get along [FIGURE] I wrote a letter ...
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    October 1, 1838 October 2, 1838 October 3, 1838 October 4, 1838
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    November 4, 1838 ~ Sunday Nov 4th Sunday We travled through the Cataraugus swamp had a view of the lamanite settlment we had a vary bad road we travled through Fredonia & put up for the night at the Inn of Mr Standly near the church of Latter Day Saints at Pomphret under the care of Elder Benjamin Brown's {Distance} 20 November 5, 1838 ~ Monday 5 I had an interview with Elder Brown Sister Brown ...
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    November 4, 1838 November 5, 1838 November 6, 1838 November 7, 1838 November 8, 1838 November 9, 1838