Wilford Woodruff

Male 1807 - 1898  (91 years)


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  • Name Wilford Woodruff 
    Born 1 Mar 1807  Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 31 Dec 1833  Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Endowed (LDS) 2 Dec 1843  POFFI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Sep 1898  San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Sep 1898  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 28444  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I137253  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2013 

    Father Aphek Woodruff,   b. 11 Nov 1778, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1861, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Beulah Thompson,   b. 22 Apr 1782, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1808, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1801  Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30787  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Phoebe Whittemore Carter,   b. 8 Mar 1807, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1885, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1837  Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Emma Woodruff,   b. 14 Jul 1838,   d. 1 Jul 1840, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Wilford Woodruff, Jr ,   b. 22 Mar 1840, Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1921  (Age 81 years)
     3. Phebe Amelia Woodruff,   b. 4 Mar 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1919, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Susan Cornelia Woodruff,   b. 25 Jul 1843, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1897, Sioux City, , Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     5. Joseph Woodruff,   b. 14 Jul 1845, Liverpool, Lancasher, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1846, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Ezra Woodruff,   b. 7 Dec 1846, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1846, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25750  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Ann Jackson,   b. 18 Feb 1818, Liverpool, Lanceshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1894, Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1846 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. James Jackson Woodruff,   b. 24 May 1847, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25380  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Emma Smith,   b. 1 Mar 1838, Spring Hill, Davies, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1912, Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1853 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F30652  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Sarah Brown,   b. 1 Jan 1834, Henderson, Jefferson, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1909, Smithfield, Cache, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1853 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F32757  Group Sheet

    Family 5 Sarah Delight Stocking,   b. 26 Jul 1838, Canton, Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1906, South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 31 Jul 1857  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25494  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo: Block 79, Lot 1
      Nauvoo: Block 103
      Nauvoo: Block 106, Lot 1
      Nauvoo: Block 150, Lot 4, tenant
      Kimball 2nd: Block 12, Lot 4
      Kimball 2nd: Block 16, Lot 1
      Kimball 2nd: Block 16, Lot 4
      Kimball 1st: Block 3, Lot 3, part
      Wells: Block 9
      Wells: Block 12, Lot 2
      T7R8, Sec 32, SE
      T7R8, Sec 32, NW/4, 1 acre
      T7R9, Sec 36, SW Corner, 8 acres
      Half Breed Tract: Lee County, Block 67, Lot 6, unknown Section



      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      70's Record, H Black, pp 821-822
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 47 pp 469-481
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, Black and Black, Vol 6 pp 3914-3920
      Nauvoo Legion, John Sweeney, 1 page
      Early Mormon Records, 1842 Census, Lyman D Platt, Vol 1 p 75

      HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP 1963, Vol 2 pp 485-486
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, p 1261
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jensen, Vol 1 pp 20-27
      Old Mormon Nauvoo, Holzapfel and Cottle, pp 76-80
      Far West Record, Cannon and Cook, p 297

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Wilford Woodruff, by Alan J Hill, 2 pages
      Highlights in the life of Wilford Woodruff, 1 page
      Excerpts from Journal (to 1846), 1 page
      Moments with the Prophets--Escape from Death, LDS Church News, 1 page
      Benbow's Farmhouse, 1 page
      Selections from a Talk Delivered in January 1870, 1 page
      Strong in the Faith, by Lila Clayson, 5 pages
      Kirtland Diary of Wilford Woodruff, pp 1-16
      History of Wilford Woodruff from His Own Pen, pp 1-20
      1838 Letters of Wilford Woodruff, pp 1-5
      Chapter of Accidents, Mellenial Star 1865, 4 pages

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Book: Wilford Woodruff by Matthias Cowley, wives of Wilford Woodruff, p 689
      Family Charts, unknown source, 2 pages
      Kirtland Ohio Membership Records, pp 79, 93-94, 115, 119