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    John Stillman Woodbury

    Hawaiian

    Sandwich Islands
    • Departed From Home: March 1851
    • Arrived At Home: 7 May 1856
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    Hawaiian

    Sandwich Islands
    • Called: 1 March 1857
    • Arrived At Home: 27 October 1858
    • Set Apart: 21 April 1857
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: John Taylor

    Hawaiian

    Sandwich Islands
    • Set Apart: 1 January 1877
    • Arrived At Home: 13 October 1879
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 5th
    • Called From: St George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: W Woodruff

    Stories and Documents

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 343, Family History Library.

    Remarks - John Stillman Woodberry in slg rec.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1857.

    March 1 pg.1 - listed with missionaries for the Sandwich IslandsApril 21 - set apart by John Taylor, destination-Sandwich Islands

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 1, p. 37, line 1570.

    Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 2, p. 40, line 1570.

    Mormon Missionary Diaries, Brigham Young University.

    Thirteen diaries spanning 1851, 1853 to 1858, and 1876 to 1877.

    "J.S. Woodbury Called," Washington County News 7, no. 10 (24 Dec. 1914), 1.

    He died 21 Dec. 1914 in St. George, Utah. His obituary gives details on his missions to the Sandwich Isles.

    Hawaii Honolulu Mission missionary registers, 1850-1972, Church History Library.

    Page 6 contains information on his 1851 mission, while page 12 has information on his 1857 mission.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1851.

    April 7 - Pres. Young visited missionaries (on March 24th) at Payson who were on there way to the Pacific, John S. Woodbury listedJune 16 - S. Woodbury listed with party of missionaries with Elder PrattJuly 26 - "brother Woodbury and wife" sailing for the Sandwich Isles with Elder Lewis and his wife, and brother Hammond and wife

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 3, P-Z, 479-480, Church History Library.

    Born in Franklin County, Massachusetts, Nov 20, 1825. Son of Jeremiah Woodbury and Elizabeth Bartlett.Baptized by Elias Harris, Sep 27, 1841.Ordained by Samuel Williams October 5, 1844, age 19 years.Residence: NauvooOct 7, 1844, ordained Seventy13 March 1852[?] Performed mission to Society/Sandwich Islands and returned May 7th, 1856 to G.S.L. City.Source: 70s Rec, Bk B Sel, 5 Qrm, LDS Arc, pg. 135; 5 Qrm, Biog, pg. 42.

    Notes

    CR 100 160 - birth, place, parents, baptism, migration (Jenson's MSS.Bio.) Alternate baptism - August 29, 1841 (Missionary Department mission registers, 1860-1959) Alternate baptism - Sept 27, 1841 (Nauvoo Seventies List P-Z) Alternate name - John Sherman Woodberry (Temple Records) Alternate set apart date - Jan 1, 1876 (might be a transcribing error since dates around entry go from Nov 1876 to Jan 1877) Alternate baptism date - Aug 29, 1841; Alternate baptized by - Elias Morris