Sylvia Malvina Woodruff Thompson

Sylvia Malvina Woodruff Thompson (1862-1940) was born 14 Jan. 1862 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. She was the fourth child of Wilford Woodruff and Sarah Brown. She married Heber John Thompson on 13 Nov. 1879, and they had ten children. She died 7 Aug. 1940 in American Falls, Power Co., Idaho.

Footnotes

Sylvia Melvina Woodruff (KWZT-TY2). “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Jan. 2021). Sylvia Malvina Woodruff Thompson, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/sylvia-malvina-woodruff-thompson, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). 1900 U.S. Census, Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah, p.11, Sylvia Thompson. “Idaho Death Indexes,” database with images, Idaho Health and Welfare (https://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/, accessed 4 Feb. 2021); Idaho. Department of Health and Welfare: Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics: Death Certificates, file no. 12685 (1940), Sylvia Melvina Thompson. “Sylvia M. W. Thompson,” Salt Lake Telegram, 9 Aug. 1940, p. 21. “Sylvia Melvina Woodruff Thompson,” Neeley Cemetery, American Falls, Power Co., ID; Find A Grave, 13 Jul. 2020, memorial no. 54902334 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 30 Jan. 2021).

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  • Page 191

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Sarah Brown was Born ^in Henderson^ Jefferson Co New York Jan 1st 1834 Sarah Brown Daughter of Henry & [Rhoda] Brown Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 NAMES Born Marrid Died Age David Patten April 4th 1854 Drowned June 16 1877 [J H] ...
  • Page 193

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

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    [FIGURE] June 2nd 1869 For her Mother Sarah Carter wife of Ezra Carter G Q. Cannon Baptized Phebe W Carter Woodruff for the following person Grand Mother Dinah Woodruff wife of Eldad Woodruff to Wilford Woodruff Grand Mother Anna Thompson wife of Lot Thompson to Wilford Woodruff Step Aunt wife of Asahel Hart to Wilford Woodruff Step Aunt Sofrona Hart (Total 5) to Wilford ...
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    June 3, 1869 June 4, 1869 June 5, 1869 June 6, 1869 June 7, 1869 June 8, 1869 June 9, 1869 June 10, 1869 June 11, 1869 June 12, 1869
  • Page 332

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

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    February 26, 1872 ~ Monday Feb 26, 1872 [FIGURES] I spent most the day in writing I wrote 10 letters to Col Peter Sax, And to Wilford sent him $50, to Sarah $5, to Emily $4, to David $5, to Lucy $2, to Arrobell $2, to Sylvia $2, to Mary $2, to Newton $2, Total $75 dollars. I put these all up in one package to ...
    Dates:
    February 26, 1872 February 27, 1872 February 28, 1872 February 29, 1872 March 1, 1872 March 2, 1872 March 3, 1872 March 4, 1872 March 5, 1872 March 6, 1872 March 8, 1872 March 19, 1872
  • Page 180

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    January 14, 1862 ~ Tuesday Jan 14th 1861 [FIGURE] Sarah Woodruff had a Daughter born at 3 oclock this morning both doing well we had quite a snow storm last night I spent the day in the Legislature after 11 oclok. I called at the Historians office in the morning. G.A. Smiths grand Daughter was thought to be dying we administered to it but it died at 10 minutes after 2 oclok PM. I spent the Evening at the ...
    Dates:
    January 14, 1862 January 15, 1862 January 16, 1862 January 17, 1862 January 18, 1862 January 19, 1862
  • Page 182

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    January 21, 1862 ~ Tuesday 21st Jan 1862 We met in committees to day. I Blessed my Daughter who was 8 days old & gave her the name of Sylva Malvina it has cleared off & we have sun shine to day we have had a great amount of water fall in this Territory this fall & winter we allso hear of great floods in Calafornia Origon & the Eastern States January 22, 1862 ...
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    January 21, 1862 January 22, 1862
  • Page 23

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 3, 1873 ~ Monday March 3rd 1873 [FIGURES] I wrote a letter to Joseph Fabyan Carter I spent a part of the day drawing Lumber I drew 2000 feet sheeting I attended a council in the Evening at the City Hall President Young spoke March 4, 1873 ~ Tuesday March 4. The president [present] Congress goes out to day & a New one begin [FIGURE] I received a letter from David I went to Ogden with Mrs
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    March 3, 1873 March 4, 1873 March 5, 1873 March 6, 1873 March 7, 1873 March 8, 1873 March 9, 1873
  • Page 464

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 16, 1879 I wrote a letter of 10 pages to A M Musser and gave him an account of my visit to the 7 Indian villages and sent him a copy of the two Letters on the timber question [FIGURES] I dreamed at night that President Taylor was sealing all in the Church Plural marriages to them that wished it. we met in the council of the 12 I thought the glory of God rested upon us and we done all our work openly and the government had ...
    Dates:
    December 17, 1879 December 18, 1879 December 19, 1879 December 20, 1879 December 21, 1879 December 22, 1879
  • Page 465

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 22, 1879 The NavaJoe Chief head man Garnomanche with some 20 others Lamanites spent the Evening with me & I preached the Gospel to them. J W Young left us this Evening My Daughter Sylvia was Married to Br Heber Thompson on [blank] Nov 1879 Br Hancock spent the night with me December 23, 1879 ~ Tuesday Dec 23. We are having the coldest Blowing snow storm of the season so far Father Edwards is vary ...
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    December 23, 1879 December 24, 1879 December 25, 1879 December 26, 1879 December 27, 1879
  • Page 474

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    January 23, 1880 ~ Friday Jan 23, 1880 Br Johnson the shepherd went to sunset I went a hunting with my Needle gun I found a drove of 100 Antilope they run out into the park I tryed to run into them horsback but could not get near Enough to kill any I travelled during the day 20 Mils January 24, 1880 ~ Saturday 24 Br McNeal & myself went out again today sayw 50 got none 15 M[iles] January 25, 1880 ~ ...
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    January 23, 1880 January 24, 1880 January 25, 1880 January 26, 1880
  • Page 477

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 1, 1880 with the cold which seemed remarkable to me considering my age having passed through seventy ^three^ winters. On my arival at [FIGURE] I had a package of 18 letters awaiting me from Georg Reynolds J Jaques, Henry A Woodruff, M F Farnsworth, J G Bleak, J McAllister D H Cannon, G. Q. Cannon, G Teasdale, L. J. Nuttall, Warren ...
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    February 2, 1880 February 3, 1880 February 4, 1880 February 5, 1880 February 6, 1880 February 7, 1880