Emma Smith Woodruff

March 1, 1838–March 4, 1912

Born at Adam-ondi-Ahman, Daviess County, Missouri; daughter of Martishia Smoot and Samuel Smith. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 2.3)


  1. [1] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. A, p. 70, #1774, Emma Smith Woodruff, Mar. 17, 1854, FHL microfilm 1255545, FHL. Carol Holindrake Nielson, The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857: Stories of the Relief Society Women and Their Quilt (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2004), 50–52. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Mar. 2016), Emma Smith KWN1-2NY . 1910 U.S. census, Waterloo, Salt Lake Co., Utah, ED 95, p. 14B, Ema S. Woodruff, NARA. “Life Departs in Peaceful Sleep,” Deseret Evening News, Mar. 4, 1912, 1. “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (http://archives.utah.gov, accessed May 2012); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 280/361 (1912), Emma Smith Woodruff. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Mar. 2016), memorial no. 58068276, Emma Smith Woodruff; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.