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Emily Woodmansee (Hill)

Birthplace: Warminster, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of Joseph Woodmansee
Ex-wife of William Gill Mills
Mother of Avelina Mills and Gladys Elizabeth Bentley

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Emily Woodmansee

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Emily Hill Woodmansee (March 24, 1836 – October 18, 1906)[1] was a nineteenth century Mormon poet and hymnwriter. Although only one of her hymns "As Sisters In Zion" is included in the 1985 LDS English language edition of the LDS Church's hymnbook, previous LDS Church hymnbooks have included more of her works..."

"...Emily Hill was born at Warminster, Wiltshire, England and was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) when she was twelve. Among those who she would walk to church with at this point was Edward Tullidge. Her family initially opposed her joining the church but through the efforts of John Halliday they were reconciled with the notion enough for her to be baptized. In 1856 Emily Hill and her sister Julia sailed for the USA.They sailed on the "Thornton" in the Latter-day Saint company under James G. Willie. The Hill girls crossed the plains in the Willie Handcart Company. In 1857 Emily married Dr. William G. Mills. He latter left on a mission to England. After returning to the United States with money he had raised from church members in England he denounced the church, abandoned his families and Emily never saw him again. In 1864 she married Joseph Woodmansee. They had eight children together..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Emily H. Woodmansee', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 26 December 2011, 19:09 UTC, <> [accessed 6 February 2012]

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Emily Woodmansee's Timeline

March 24, 1836
Warminster, Wiltshire, England
March 25, 1852
Age 16
June 14, 1857
Age 21
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
October 18, 1859
Age 23
18 OCT 1859
March 13, 1865
Age 28
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
October 19, 1906
Age 70
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
October 19, 1906
Age 70
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA