Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 100

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. In 1848, after my return to Winter Quarters from our pioneer journey, I was appointed by the Presidency of the Church to take my family and go to Boston, to gather up the remnant of the Latter-day Saints and lead them to the valleys of the mountains. While on my way east I put my carriage into the yard of one of the brethren in Indiana, and Brother Orson Hyde set his wagon by the side ...
  • 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, accidents and dangers. The last named ...
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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 7

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    and their lives were saved, by having a long train of freight between the passenger cars and the engine, which ^all of them^ were mashed to pieces, the engineer was killed, some of the passengers had bones broken I escaped unhurt. On the 5th day of Oct 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 I ...
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    October 5, 1846
  • 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 ...
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    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 ...
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    October 5, 1846
  • Page 299

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

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    in the hands of God. He works with the wicked by law and when they trespass upon his rights God is there to maintain them. Many other remarks were made by President Young when meeting was dismissed one hour during the intermission Elders I visited the sick council met in the aftern oon and attended to some business on hand September 28, 1846 ~ Monday 28th I went over the river & took a ramble for house logs & some of the company dug out a canoe ...
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    September 28, 1846 September 29, 1846 September 30, 1846 October 1, 1846 October 2, 1846 October 3, 1846 October 4, 1846
  • Page 317

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

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    I also met in council in the evening with the Twelve High Council and Bishop and herd the report of the Bishops of each ward and other business attended to. The following is a true report of the Camp of Israel in this city called winter quarters on this 20th Day of Dec Total number of souls 3483 Yokes of oxen 388 1/2 Sick persons 334 cows 463 well men 502 Policemen 19 sick men 117 women whose husbands are in the armey 53 Absent men 138 Widows 75 Days tithing 84 1/2 Cords ...
    Dates:
    December 21, 1846 December 22, 1846 December 23, 1846
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1897 Deseret Weekly

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    [Deseret Weekly News, March 6, 1897, 366.] THE DESERET WEEKLY. [Column 1] PRESIDENT WOODRUFF'S BIRTHDAY. BIOGRAPHICAL. On Sunday, February 28, 1897, at 2 p. m., and on the following day, Mon- day, March 1, at 10 a.m., were exer- cises in the Tabernacle in honor of the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Elder Wilford Woodroff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, and one of the first com- pany of Utah Pioneers that entered the valley of the Great Salt Lake. ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1807 December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 13, 1835 April 26, 1839 December 7, 1844 January 4, 1845 April 7, 1847 July 24, 1847 April 9, 1850 October 14, 1850 August 29, 1877 October 10, 1880 July 25, 1887 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 February 28, 1897 March 1, 1897
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Andrew J Allen, Ezra Clark, Edward Stephvenson, Zerah Pulsipher, John M Wolley Albert Dewey Wm Stewart, Thomas Clark, Hezekiah Peck. being 24 persons in all that were present, the remainder were absent on business. we dismissed and parted in good spirits & feelings I went to bed and fell asleep and dreamed [FIGURE] that I was {[illegible] with child and} ready to {be delivered} which ...
    Dates:
    January 20, 1847 January 21, 1847
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 5, 1847 ~ Friday Feb 5th Friday [FIGURE] This was an interesting day to the Camp of Israel at an early hour the band of music entered my carriage and rode through the city of winter quarters playing so sweetly that it rend the air. the quorum of Twelve set in council the fore part of the day at 2 oclock AM [PM] The silver grays met at the
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    February 5, 1847 February 6, 1847 February 7, 1847 February 8, 1847 February 9, 1847 February 10, 1847 February 11, 1847 February 12, 1847 February 13, 1847 February 14, 1847