Josephine Diantha Booth

16 March 1876–13 May 1951

Born 16 March 1876 in Provo, Utah County, Utah Territory. Daughter of John Booth and Maria Harvey. Set apart as full-time missionary in British Mission, 24 May 1899; assigned to labor in the Scottish Conference as companion to Eliza Chipman. Returned from mission, 18 June 1901. Married James Woodruff, 24 September 1903; five children. Died 13 May 1951 in Los Angeles.[1]


[1] Josephine Booth entry, no. 435, Missionary Department, Missionary Registers, 1860–1959, Book C, 100, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City (hereafter CHL); Josephine D. Booth, Journal, 31 July 1899, Josephine D. Booth Woodruff, Journals, 1899–1901, CHL; Eliza Chipman, Journal, 1 Aug. 1899, Eliza C. Christensen, Papers, 1872–1986, bulk 1898–1910, CHL; Ruth W. Andrews, “My Mother ‘Josie,’” no date, typescript, 42–51, 85, CHL; California, State Board of Health, Los Angeles City, California, Index of Deaths, 1877–1962 and Death Records, 1960–1963, Death Certificates no. 7800–10250, 1951, 13 May 1951, registrar no. 8800, microfilm 2371948/DGS 5597934, FamilySearch Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City. Some sources give the death date as 12 May 1951.