Turkey Creek, Douglas County, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

    Excerpt:
    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, accidents and dangers. The last named ...
    Dates:
    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 8

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    Nauvoo August 1st 1840 had to mount^ed^ my horse and ride ^rode^ 2 1/2 miles, over a very rough road and had to dismount^ed^ twice in consequence of miry places, my breast and vitals were so badly torn to pieces that at each step of the horse the pain went through me ^like an^ arrow; I continued on horse back until I arrived at Turkey Creek on the north side of Winter Quarters I then became exhausted and was taken off my horse and carried to my wagon in a ...
    Dates:
    April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856
  • Page 37

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 376.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. (Written at Great Salt Lake City, Feb. 1858.) On the 5th of October, 1846, while with the camp of Israel building up winter Quarters, on the west side of the Missouri river, (then Indian country) I passed through one of the most painful and serious misfortunes of my life. I took my axe and went two and a half miles on to the bluffs ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1846
  • Page 303

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    October 11, 1846 ~ Sunday 11th Sunday a hard rainy day a herd of about 2000 head of cattle was drove into the encampment this morning and while the rain poored down in torents I with many others had to go into the midst of the herd & seperate my cattle I was quite unwell with the ague but got thoroughly drenched with water I laboured hard in the rain through the day October 12, 1846 ~ Monday 12th I rode around the lake & through the ...
    Dates:
    October 11, 1846 October 12, 1846 October 13, 1846 October 14, 1846 October 15, 1846 November 1, 1846
  • Page 304

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    against a standing oak and the fallen tree caught me against the standing oak and I came down crushed between the two trees I babdly brused my left thigh and hip and left arm broke my breast bone into about 6 inches and broke 3 ribs on my left side, bruised my lungs and vitals after the accident I sat down upon a log and waited untill Br John Garrison went a quarter of a mile to get my horse, notwithstanding I was so badly hurt ...
    Dates:
    November 3, 1846 November 4, 1846
  • Page 43

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    (*2nd, Page 6th paper apart) On the 5 day of Oct 1846 while with the Camp of Israel building up Winter Quarter on the west side of the Missouri River then Indian Country I passsed passed through one of the most painful scenes of my life and serious misfortune of any of my life I took my ax and went 2 1/2 miles onto the bluffs to cut some shingle timber to cover my cabin I was acompanied by two other men and while falling the third tree ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1846