How Wilford Woodruff, the Missionary, Became a Fat ...
“Her name is Sarah Emma Woodruff,” Wilford, a proud, new father, wrote in his journal. He penned, “She was born July 14th, 1838 at half past five oclock in the morning,” then prayed, “O Lord prepare her for thyself.” Thirty-one-year-old Phebe Carter, the baby’s petite mother, had married Wilford shortly after he returned from a mission in Tennessee and Kentucky, in the spring of 1837 at Kirtland, Ohio, where she was teaching school.
Redeeming Zion: Wilford Woodruff and the Camp of I ...
As 1834 dawned, the Latter-day Saints in Missouri were “exiles in a land of liberty.” A mob had driven them from the land they legally owned and inhabited—land the Lord had consecrated (D&C 52:2, 57, 58:57, 103:22).
The Missouri Saints sent Parley Pratt to Kirtland, Ohio to seek counsel from the Prophet Joseph Smith. He probably carried a letter informing Joseph that Missouri Governor Daniel Dunklin was willing to help the Saints regain their land, but he would not maintain a militia to defend them indefinitely. Would eastern Saints come to the aid of Zion?
Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff: A Partner in Fai ...
In March of 1838, the newlyweds, Wilford and Phebe Woodruff, were in Maine where Phebe had accompanied Wilford on a mission, and where she was staying with her family in town. On an afternoon off from preaching and traveling, Wilford and Brother Cyrus Sterrett went with their wives for a visit to the shore. Wilford writes that they
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Wilford Woodruff recorded the events of not just his life, but of early Church history, from his baptism in 1833 to his death as the fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in September 1898. On March 1, what would have been Wilford Woodruff’s 214th birthday, The Wilford Woodruff Papers Foundation launched its new website to publish the first phase of the Wilford Woodruff Papers Project.
Wilford Woodruff’s Unmatched Eyewitness Account of ...
Wilford Woodruff was an apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ for 59 years. To acknowledge God's direction in his daily life, he documented nearly every testimony he bore, every mission on which he embarked, every person he baptized or blessed, and every temple ordinance he performed in the Lord's service.
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Starting in 1828, Woodruff's meticulous records document his extensive ministry and missionary service, the teachings of Joseph Smith and other leaders, daily happenings, his witness of the church’s Restoration and other significant events until his death in 1898.
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On March 1, 1807 a child was born in Connecticut who would become not only another witness of the Restoration, but a catalyst in the process of revelation that was required. From the day of his baptism on December 31, 1833 he kept a faithful record of "this Church and kingdom and the dealings of God with us." His record provides a front row seat to the ongoing restoration of the principles and doctrines of the gospel of Jesus Christ.