Wilford Woodruff Jr.

22 Mar 1840 - 9 May 1921
Wilford Woodruff Jr. (1840-1921) was born 22 Mar. 1840 in Montrose, Lee Co., Iowa Territory. He was the second child of Wilford Woodruff and Phebe Whittemore Carter. He married Emily Jane Smith on 12 Oct. 1867 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; widowed 8 May 1878. He married Julia Spencer on 25 May 1879 in St. George, Washington Co., Utah; widowed 1 Feb. 1895. He married Maria Louisa Erickson on 24 Apr. 1896 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah. He died 6 May 1921 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

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