Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes

25 Jul 1843 - 6 Oct 1897

Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes (1843-1897) was born 25 Jul. 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. She was the fourth child of Wilford Woodruff and Phebe Whittemore Carter. She married Robert Scholes on 30 Jan. 1859 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, and they had seven children. She was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 25 Jul. 1852. She died 6 Oct. 1897 in Sioux City, Woodbury Co., Iowa and was buried in Salt Lake City. 

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