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William Percival Woods

23 April 1878–20 October 1887

Born 23 Apr. 1878 in Salt Lake City.[1] Son of William W. Woods and Melvina Caroline Whitney.[2] Grandson of EBW.[3] Died of diphtheria at age nine, 20 Oct. 1887, in Salt Lake City.[4]


[1] Salt Lake Co., UT, Management and Archives, Death Records, 1849–1966, p. 353, DGS 4139695, image 107/222, FHL. 1880 U.S. Census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 49, p. 24, William Woods. EBW, Diary, 23 Apr. 1895 and 23 Apr. 1896.  “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 28 Aug. 2019), William Percival Woods (24W6-3DS). 

[2] Salt Lake Co., UT, Management and Archives, Death Records, 1849–1966, p. 353, DGS 4139695, image 107/222, FHL. “Mothers in Israel,” Relief Society Magazine, 16 Feb. 1916, 65. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503–505.

[3] “Mothers in Israel,” Relief Society Magazine, 16 Feb. 1916, 65. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 503–505.

[4] Salt Lake Co., UT, Management and Archives, Death Records, 1849–1966, p. 353, DGS 4139695, image 107/222, FHL. EBW, Diary, 17–23 Oct. 1887. “Editorial Thoughts: He Only Sleeps,” Woman’s Exponent, 1 Nov. 1887, 84.