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Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes

July 25, 1843–October 6, 1897

Born at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois; daughter of Phebe (Phoebe) Whittemore Carter and Wilford Woodruff. Died at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; buried at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 2.3)


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