Wilford Woodruff Jr.

Wilford Woodruff Jr. (1840-1921) was born 22 Mar. 1840 in Montrose, Lee Co., Iowa Territory. He was the third 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.

Footnotes

Wilford Woodruff (KWJC-JHB), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Jan. 2021). Wilford Woodruff, Jr., Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/wilford-woodruff-jr, accessed 9 Feb. 2022). Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959: Book A, 1860 Apr. 25-1894 Apr. 27, p. 4, image 10/160, CR 301 22, CHL. “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 11 Jan. 2021); Utah Department of Health: Office of Vital Records and Statistics: Death Certificates, series 81448, file no. 718/361 (1921), Wilford Woodruff. Nauvoo Stake Ward Census, 1842: Nauvoo 4th Ward Census, image 14/39, LR 3102 27, folder 4, CHL. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), p. 616-617. Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 1830-2008: 1850, p. 17, image 696/706, CR 100 137, CHL. “Departures,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City, UT), 31 May 1866, p. 205. Elias Smith Journals, 1836-1888: Journal, 1867 April,-1868 July, image 102/227, MS 1319, CHL. “Married,” Deseret News, 16 Jul. 1879, p. 384. “Utah, Salt Lake County Marriage Licenses, 1887–1904,” file no. 5663 (1879), Wilford Woodruff and Maria Louisa Erickson; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, UT.

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  • Page 319

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    The Saints assembled in the afternoon and was addressed by Elder H. C. Kimball & followed by President Young I did not attend myself and hence did not take notes but they had an interesting time, they warned the Loyars Lawyers and Doctors of the iniquity, and Preached righteousness to the Saints. I spent the afternoon at home writing. And in the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I rode out to Br John Benbow and spent the night ...
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    August 19, 1844
  • Page 347

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br Dexter Stillman, all included in ...
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    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 189

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

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    Lorenzo Snow Married Phebe Amelia Woodruff Daughter of Wilford & Phebe W. Woodruff Lorenzo Snow born April 14. 1814. Married April. 4. 1854 Names Births Marriages Deaths Age Mary Amanda June 1st Sept 4 1860 Sept 5. 1860 1. day Wilford Leslie Woodruff Feb 7
  • Page 190

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    WILLFORD. WOODRUFF's FAMILY RECORD Names Born Married Died Age ^4th Gen^ Willford Woodruff Phebe W. Carter March 1. 1807 March 8 1807 April 13 1837 April 13 1837 Nov. 10/85 Nov. 10/85 ^y 78 6M^ SARAH EMMA 5. Gen WILLFORD OWEN ...
  • Page 196

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    Wilford Woodruff Jr Born March 22 /40 Married Emily Smith Born [blank] Died May 8. 1878 Their Children Lucy ^Emily^ Born Jan 10 1869 Wilford 3rd Born Sept 25. 1871 Elias S Born Dec 15. 1873 Asahel Born March 30. 1876 Emily Died Married Julia Spences ^May^ 18 ^1879^ George Born March 1, 1880 Died Sept 22. 1881 [blank] Born March 15 1882 ...
  • Page 32

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    February 17, 1841 ~ Wednesday 17th Great excitement prevails throughout London esspecially in the House of parliament conserning the Imprisionment of Mr MCCleod & the North Eastern Boundary Question, Parliame- nt now seemes determined on war to evry Human appearance it cannot be evaded, But to the reflecting mind it seems as though the Nations at the present time, were Insane & their Kings, Presidents & Senitors entirely destitute of all wisdom. But they will all soon learn their is a God ...
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    February 17, 1841
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    February 18, 1841 ~ Thursday Feb 18th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Phebe requested her to answer it & direct to New York in care of Ilus F Carter & Just as I had finished it I [FIGURE] received A Package from Pickfords Boat on opening it contained the 10 No of the Star several of the Times & Seasons, one Letter from Sister Eunice & Mother Woodruff which was vary interesting Also one ...
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    February 18, 1841 February 19, 1841 February 20, 1841 February 21, 1841
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    February 28, 1841 ~ Sunday Fed 28th Sunday this is the last Day of winter, I still have a severe cold. I preached this Day for the first time in the city of Bristol, I preached in the Theater in the afternoon & evening. The Theater was crouded to overflowing several Hundred were present & good attention was paid, many souls will embrace the work in Bristol. After meeting we returned to Elder Kingtons House & I broke bread unto the Saints had a ...
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    February 28, 1841 March 1, 1841 March 2, 1841 March 3, 1841
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    of wickedness hypocracy & he rejected our testimony & opposed the work, in fact we cannot go to teach in the City of London but what the Devil comes also to oppose us thi[s] accounts for my dreams about serpents. I returned home fell asleep & again dreamed of vast serpents both dead & alive some were of Antique turned into stone, & many were alive about 20 foot long & Pitched at me like Draggons & I fled from them & arose into the air & sailed a great distance with the greatest ease & delight ...
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    January 7, 1841
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    to see the cloud begin to break for we had struggled hard to do a little. we then retur ned to our room & attended to the ordinance of Confirmation, & we had an interesting time, the Spirit & power of God rested upon us while we confirmed 5. we met in Prayer meeting at 8 oclock had an interesting time I called at Mr Alburns had an interesting conversation with him & family untill 12 oclock & returned home to rest Sister Redman was at ...
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    January 13, 1841