Phebe Carter

“Phebe Carter,” For the Strength of Youth, Apr. 2021, 33.

People from Church History

Phebe Carter

Youth Magazine, Global 2021/04 Apr
  • Lived 1807–1885.

  • Made a living by sewing and teaching school.

  • Married Wilford Woodruff.

  • Went on to serve a mission at age 37.

  • In her mid-twenties, Phebe Carter was baptized and left her family to join the Saints. She once became ill and seemed to die. In a vision, two angels told her she could choose to go to the spirit world or to stay. She chose to stay and rose again after her husband finished giving her a priesthood blessing.