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Ruth Wright Stoddard

October 13, 1804–September 22, 1877

Born at Burlington, Bennington County, Vermont; daughter of Mary Ingersoll and Benjamin Wright. Died at Ogden, Weber County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Ruth Stoddard,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 27, Ruth Stoddard. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 6:3510–3512. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2016), Ruth Wright KWVS-6S1. 1870 U.S. census, Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory, p. 73, Ruth Stoddard, NARA. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (, accessed May 2023), Ruth Stoddard. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Dec. 2013), memorial no. 63167633, Ruth Wright Stoddard; Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, UT.