Beulah Thompson Woodruff was born 22 April 1782 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut to Lott Thompson (1752-1836) and Ann Hart (1756-1839) and died 11 June 1808 Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut of Spotted Fever. She married Aphek Woodruff (1778-1861) 25 November 1801 in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut.


Biography

History of Wilford Woodruff

"History of Wilford Woodruff," Millennial Star 27 (1865) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF (FROM HIS OWN PEN)

My father, Aphek Woodruff, was born in Farmington, November 11, 1778; he married Beulah Thompson, who was born in 1782, November 29, 1801. She bore three sons--namely, Azmon, born November 29, 1802; Ozen Thompson, born December 22, 1804; myself born March 1, 1807.

My mother died with the spotted fever, June 11, 1808, aged 26 years, leaving me fifteen months old.

Family & Marriage

Aphek Woodruff (1778-1861) married Deulah Thompson November 25, 1801 in Farmington CT. They had three sons, Asmon, Thompson and Wilford. Beulah died January 11, 1808, the baby Wilford was only nine months old.

  1. Azmon Woodruff (1802-1889)
  2. Ozem Thompson Woodruff (1804-1892)
  3. Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898) - Mormon pioneer, missionary, apostle and 4th President of the LDS Church.

Gravestone

Gravestone of Beulah Woodruff

Gravestone : West Avon Cemetery, Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA

In Memory of MRS. BULAH wife of MR. APHEK WOODRUFF who died June 11TH 1808 AE. 25 years

A pleasing, generous gentle heart A good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . faithful, sober friend Beloved in life, lamented in the end.




Children


Offspring of Aphek Woodruff and Beulah Thompson (1782-1808)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Azmon Woodruff (1802-1889) 29 November 1802 Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut 14 June 1889 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Elizabeth Norton Hart (1796-1851) Elizabeth Norton Hart (1796-1851) Harriet Newell Cole (1823-1870)
Ozem Thompson Woodruff (1804-1892)
Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898) 1 March 1807 Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States 2 September 1898 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States

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