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 Frances <I>Goddard</I> Woodbury

Frances Goddard Woodbury

Stockport, Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Death 20 Nov 1904 (aged 60)
Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, USA
Burial Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, USA
Plot D_495_5
Memorial ID 51096 · View Source
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She accepted the gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints at eight years old in England.She was baptized the same day as her parents.In 1861 her parents and two brothers left for America.At 17 years old she worked in a factory to earn money to come to America.In 1862 she set sail for America with grandmother Mary Woolfenden and two aunts Sara Ann and Mary Ellen Woolfenden.She crossed the plains with an oxen team and sang for a ride to rest, then continued on walking. On arrival in Utah she went to St.George to her parents home.
Frances married Orin Nelson Woodbury, 10 Oct 1863,Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.It was a hard trip to Salt Lake City, Utah but was worth it to be married for Time and Eternity. They lived on the ranch during the summer and moved to St.George for the winter months.
Her father passed away and Orin passed away six weeks later.Six children were at home so she decided to move to be by her daughter in Beaver,Utah.She had earlier learned sewing, spinning, and weaving from her mother.Francis became a seamstress and a clerk then.
Francis became ill and soon after bore a strong testimony of the truthfulness of the Restored Gospel and admonished her children to live up to it's principles and teachings.After that she passed away.

Child Clarence Goddard Woodbury looking for his burial site.


In Memory of
Frances G. Woodbury
Born Oct.27,1844
in England
Died Nov.20,1904
in Beaver,UT
As a wife, devoted;
As a mother,affectionate;
As a friend, ever fine and true.




  • Maintained by: Dennis Hatch
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51096
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Goddard Woodbury (27 Oct 1844–20 Nov 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51096, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Hatch (contributor 47490127) .