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Josephine Catherine Chatterly Wood

September 10, 1853–February 10, 1909

1 Born at Cedar City, Iron County, Utah Territory; daughter of Catherine Clark and Joseph Chatterly. 2 Baptized, 1861. 3 Married Samuel Wood, 1871; ten children. 4 Settled at Bluff, San Juan County, Utah Territory, 1882. 5 Practiced medicine, midwifery, and obstetrics. 6 Served as president of the Primary in Bluff for twenty-five years. 7 Appointed second counselor to Jane McKechnie Walton in the San Juan Stake Relief Society presidency, 1888. 8 Died at Monticello, San Juan County; buried at Bluff. 9 (See Document 4.21)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (http://archives.utah.gov, accessed Jan. 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 2/300 (1909), Josephine Catherine Wood.
  2. [2] Utah death certificate, file no. 2/300. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Josephine Catherine Chatterly KWNJ-BD2 .
  3. [3] “Family Tree,” database, Josephine Catherine Chatterly.
  4. [4] “Family Tree,” database, Josephine Catherine Chatterly and Samuel Wood KWCB-6WP .
  5. [5] Claire Noall, “Mormon Midwives,” Utah Historical Quarterly 10 (1942): 128.
  6. [6] Utah death certificate, file no. 2/300. Noall, “Mormon Midwives,” 127–136.
  7. [7] Noall, “Mormon Midwives,” 136.
  8. [8] “R.S., Y.L.M.I.A. & P.A. Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 17, no. 17 (Feb. 1, 1889): 134–135.
  9. [9] Utah death certificate, file no. 2/300.