Titus Woodruff

Titus Woodruff (1782-1864) was born 30 Apr. 1782 in Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Eldad Woodruff and Dinah Woodford and an uncle of Wilford Woodruff. He married Laura (Lua) Alling on 4 Aug. 1803 in Farmington. He died 30 May 1864 in Farmington.

Footnotes

Titus Woodruff (MJ7Y-ZYH), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 Feb. 2021). Titus Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/titus-woodruff, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Matthias F. Cowley, Wilford Wilford, Wilford Woodruff, Fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: History of His Life and Labors (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1964), p. 34. Connecticut Church Records, Avon and West Avon Congregational Church, 1751-1941 (Hartford, CT: Connecticut State Library, 1962), p. 141. 1850 US Census, Farmington, Hartford County, CT, p. 270, Titus Woodruff. Charles R. Hale, “Hale Collection, Cemetery Inscriptions of Ansonia, Ashford, Avon, and Barkhamsted, Andover,” Titus Woodruff, 1864; microfilm 3319, DGS 7592403, image 553/750. “Titus Woodruff,” West Avon Cemetery, Avon, Hartford Co., CT.; Find A Grave, 22 Aug. 2008, memorial no. 29227059 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 17 Mar. 2021).

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  • Page 343

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I next called upon Uncle
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    October 1, 1844
  • Page 163

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

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    July 6, 1837 ~ Thursday A view of the place of my nativity July 6th This was a day of great interest to me I left aunt Wheelers, after visiting Daniel Luther, and many in the place I walked in Comp- any with Elder Hale on the Canal to Uncle Adna Hart's from thence to Woodfords mills built and formerly owned by my father Aphek Woodruff I was born and spent my youth upon the ...
    Dates:
    July 6, 1837
  • Page 164

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

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    Azubah Hart born July 31st 1792 Married to Aphek Woodruff NOV 9th 1810 Philo born NOV 29. 1811. Died NOV 25th 1827 aged 17. years Asahel Hart born April 11th 1814. ^Died Oct 18 1838 24 years^ Franklin born April ^march^ 12th 1816 Died June 1st 1816 Newton born June 19th 1818 Died September 1820 {drowned} Julius born April 22 1821 Died EUNICE born June 19th 1820 Died Aug 4th 1841 ...
    Dates:
    July 7, 1837 July 8, 1837 July 9, 1837
  • Page 43

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

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    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
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    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
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    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes ...
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    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 375

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

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    Sept 6, 1869 Wilford Woodruff sen & Phebe W Woodruff was sealed at the Altar in the Endowment House for the following Persons By D. H. Wells Titus Woodruff & Lewie Allen Woodruff Lua Amasy Frisby & Elizabeth Woodruff Frisby Amos Wheeler & Hellen Woodruff Wheeler Abijah Barber & Cyntha Thomson Barber Erastus Hart &
  • Page 378

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

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    Aug 31, 1869 On the 31, Aug 1869 Wilford Woodruff was Baptized in the Font in the Endowment House Temple Block Salt Lake City For the Following Persons Samuel Smith Baptized Joseph F Smith was mouth in confirming Edmund Eastman, Timothy Carter, Amos Wheeler Total 10 Amasa Frisby, Titus Woodruff Abijah Barber Erastus Hart, Thadeus Thompson, Alson Thompson ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    saved my life, for had I struck upon any other part of my body, it must have killed me instantly, as it was my bones crushed from under me as though they were reeds, it broke my left leg twice in two places and put out both my ankles in a shocking manner and the Horse came near rolling over me in his struggles to get up; my uncle, Titus Woodruff, saw me fall got assistance me and carried me to his house I lay from 2 O'clock ...
  • Page 37

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    I went over both his head and the rocks, about one rod, and struck the ground square on my feet, being the only thing visible that saved my life; for, had I struck upon any other part of my body, it must have killed me instantly; as it was, my bones crushed from under me as though they were reeds. It broke my left leg in two places, and put out both my ankles in a shocking manner, and the horse came near rolling over me in his strug- gles to get up ...
    Dates:
    July 23, 1842