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Phebe (Phoebe) Whittemore Carter Woodruff

March 8, 1807–November 10, 1885

1 Born at Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine; daughter of Sarah Fabyan and Ezra Carter. 2 Baptized, 1834. 3 Moved to Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, circa 1835. 4 Married Wilford Woodruff, 1837; nine children. 5 Accompanied husband on a mission to Maine, circa 1837–1838. 6 Joined the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1842. 7 Accompanied husband on missions to England, 1845–1846, and the eastern states, circa 1848–1850. 8 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1850. 9 Appointed president of the Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward Relief Society, 1856. 10 Joined the Ladies’ Cooperative Retrenchment Society, 1870; served as a board member of the General Retrenchment Society. 11 Served on the Deseret Hospital Association board of directors, 1882–1885. 12 Died at Salt Lake City. 13 (See Document 1.2, 1.6, 2.3, 3.13, 3.16, 3.17, 4.1, 4.5, 4.11, 4.28, first mentioned here)

Footnotes

  1. [1] Edward W. Tullidge, Women of Mormondom (New York: Tullidge & Crandall, 1877), 411. “Death of a Noble Woman,” Deseret Evening News, Nov. 10, 1885, 2. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 191 (1885), Phoebe W. Woodruff; database and images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, UT.
  2. [2] Augusta Joyce Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret: A Book of Biographical Sketches (Salt Lake City: J. C. Graham and Co., 1884), 35. “Death of a Noble Woman,” 2. “In Memoriam,” Woman’s Exponent 14, no. 12 (Nov. 15, 1885): 92.
  3. [3] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 412. Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 35.
  4. [4] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 412. Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 35. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, “‘Leaving Home’: Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff,” in Women of Faith in the Latter Days, vol. 1, 1775–1820, ed. Richard E. Turley Jr. and Brittany A. Chapman (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 455.
  5. [5] “In Memoriam,” 92. “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560–1900,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), Phoebe Whittemore Carter and Wilford Woodruff; citing Yates Publishing, Provo, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Phoebe Whittemore Carter KWV9-9VM . Ulrich, “‘Leaving Home,” 455.
  6. [6] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 413. “In Memoriam,” 92. Ulrich, “Leaving Home,” 455–459.
  7. [7] Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book, 1841–1846, CHL, entry for Apr. 28, 1842.
  8. [8] Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 37–38. Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 413–414.
  9. [9] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 414. Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 38. “In Memoriam,” 92. “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff.
  10. [10] Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 38. “In Memoriam,” 92. “Relief Society Jubilee. Exercises at the Tabernacle,” Woman’s Exponent 20, no. 18 (Apr. 1, 1892): 140‒144. “Relief Society in the Early Days,” Woman’s Exponent 24, no. 3 (July 1, 1895): 21.
  11. [11] “Minutes of the 2nd Meeting of the Ladies Co-operative Retrenchment Society,” Feb. 19, 1870, Relief Society minutes and records, vol. 1, 1868–1873, Fifteenth Ward, Salt Lake [Riverside] Stake, CHL. Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 38. “In Memoriam,” 92.
  12. [12] “The Deseret Hospital. Dedication Services,” Deseret Evening News, July 17, 1882, 2. Crocheron, Representative Women of Deseret, 92.
  13. [13] “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” database, Phoebe W. Woodruff. “Utah Cemetery Inventory,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), Phoebe W. Woodruff; citing Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory, Salt Lake City, UT.