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Haden, Joel H., was a Christian priest who hosted McLellin and Parley Pratt for a while near Chariton, Missouri, Feb. 1833. Invited them to preach and then openly opposed them. [McLellin]

Hale, Emma (1804-1879), born at Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Married Joseph Smith, 1827. Assisted her husband as scribe during early translation work on the Book of Mormon. An 1830 revelation directed her to select hymns for a Church hymn book. Followed her husband during the movement of the Church from New York to Illinois. Appointed president of the Female Relief Society at Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1842. Remained in Illinois after the death of her husband in 1844. In 1847 she married Lewis Bidamon. Died at Nauvoo, Illinois. [PJSv1] see also Smith, Emma Hale, and Bidamon, Emma Hale Smith

Hale, Isaac (1763-1839), hunter, farmer. Born at Waterbury, Connecticut, and raised in Wells, Vermont. He served in the Revolutionary War. Married Elizabeth Lewis, 1789, and they became parents of nine children. Moved to Harmony, Pennsylvania, in 1791. In 1828 when persecution hampered work on the Book of Mormon in Manchester, New York, Joseph Smith continued the work under the protection of his father-in-law, Isaac Hale, in Harmony, Pennsylvania. But the following year Hale became embittered against Joseph and his work, forcing Joseph to move to Fayette, New York. Died in Pennsylvania. [PJSv1]

Hall, Levi (1801-1867) farmer, born in Canada. Wife’s name, Ruth. Converted to Mormonism and baptized in Broome County, New York, 1830. He apparently did not go to Ohio with the Colesville, New York, Saints in 1831. In 1850 farmed at Windsor, Broome County, New York, where he died. [PJSv1]

Hambright, Colonel John W. (b. 1806), born on Jan. 29, 1806, in Kentucky. Hosted McLellin and Parley Pratt overnight in his cabin near Mount Ephraim, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1833. Married Lewis Hudspeth in 1833. Built the "Prairie House," a halfway station between Independence and Lexington and two miles southeast of Sibley. Served as constable of Fort Osage Township in 1836. Later became the postmaster of Sibley. Guests often stayed at his home. Known as a horse doctor. Always referred to as Colonel Hambright although there is no record of having been in the military. [McLellin]

Hancock, Levi (1803-82), was born on Apr. 7, 1803, in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Thomas Hancock and Amy Ward. Was baptized Nov. 16, 1830, in Kirtland by Parley Pratt. Was ordained an elder by Oliver Cowdery and a president of the Seventy by Joseph Smith. Served a mission to Jackson County, Missouri, in June 1831 with Zebedee Coltrin, and they preached in Winchester, Indiana, establishing a large branch of the Church there prior to McLellin’s arrival in Oct. 1831. Married Clarissa Reed on Mar. 29, 1833, and they had eight children. Marched with Zion’s Camp in 1834. Participated in one of McLellin’s appointments in Florence, Ohio, while on his way from Missouri in Oct. 1834. Contributed to the Kirtland Temple. Served as a Nauvoo police officer, in the Nauvoo Legion, and as musician and religious leader in the Mormon Battalion Company E. Died in Utah on June 10, 1882. [McLellin]

Hancock, Levi Ward (1803-1882), cabinetmaker, born at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Joined the Latter-day Saints, 1830. Married Clarissa Reed, 1833. Participant in the march of Zion’s Camp, 1834. Appointed a president of the First Quorum of Seventy, 1835. Moved to Missouri, 1838, and Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839. Member of the Nauvoo Legion. Started West in the exodus of 1846 but joined the Mormon Battalion. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley, 1847. Member of the territorial legislature. Resided at Salt Lake City and Payson and assisted in settlement of Manti and settlements in southern Utah. Was ordained a patriarch in 1872. Died at Washington, Washington County, Utah. [PJSv2]

Hancock, Levi Ward. Son of Thomas Hancock and Amy Ward. Born 7 April 1803 in Old Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Moved with family to Ontario County, New York, 1805. Moved to Chagrin, Ohio, about 1820. Cabinetmaker by trade and good musician. Baptized by Parley P. Pratt 16 November 1830. Ordained elder soon thereafter by Oliver Cowdery. Appointed by revelation to travel to Jackson County, Missouri, June 1831 with Zebedee Coltrin; had much success, establishing large branch of Church in Winchester, Indiana. Married Clarissa Reed 1833. Eight children: Mosiah, Sariah, Elizabeth Amy, Francis Marion, John Reed, Levison, Levi W., and Joseph Smith. Member of Zion’s Camp 1834. Ordained seventy 28 February 1835. Ordained president of First Quorum of Seventy shortly thereafter; served in position until death. Moved to Missouri 1838. Located in Nauvoo 1839. Member of Nauvoo Legion. Probable member of Council of Fifty 18 April 1844. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Left Illinois for West 1846. Member of Mormon Battalion July 1846-July 1847. Arrived in Salt Lake City October 1847. Married Emily Melissa Richey before 1849. Three known children: Emily Melissa, Temperance, and Levi W. Residing in Salt Lake City 1850. Located in Payson, Utah, 1850-51. Elected representative to territorial government from Utah County September 1851. Assisted in settling Manti, Sanpete County; there elected territorial representative 1852. Appointed to preach gospel along Wasatch Front October 1852. Back to Payson by 1855. Married Anne Tew 19 July 1857. Seven children: Levison, Zenis, Zenil, Ether Thomas, Cyrus, Solomon, and Samuel. Located in Salt Lake Tenth Ward by 1862. Appointed to go on cotton mission November 1862. Returned to Salt Lake City by 1863. About 1866 moved to Southern Utah and assisted in settling Harrisburg, Leeds, and Washington. Ordained patriarch 1872. Married Elizabeth Woodville Hovey and Mary Mogen. No known children. Died in Washington, Washington County, Utah, 10 June 1882. [Cook]

Hancock, Solomon (1793-1847), born at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Married Alta Adams, 1815. Converted to Mormonism in Ohio in 1830. Moved to Jackson County, Missouri, 1832. Appointed to Missouri high council, 1834. Presided over Yelrome branch in Hancock County, Illinois, 1844. Died in Iowa during exodus from Nauvoo. [PJSv2]

Hancock, Solomon (1793-1847), born at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Married Alta Adams, 1815. Converted to Mormonism in Ohio in 1830. Moved to Jackson County, Missouri, 1832. Appointed to Missouri high council, 1834. Presided over Yelrome branch in Hancock County, Illinois, 1844. Died in Iowa during Mormon exodus from Nauvoo. [PJSv1]

Hancock, Solomon (1793-1847), was born in Aug. 1793 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Thomas Hancock and Amy Ward. Married Alta Adams on Mar. 12, 1815, and they had ten children. Was baptized on Nov. 16, 1830, in Ohio. Was ordained an elder in 1831 and later was ordained a high priest. Served a mission to Missouri in 1831 with Simeon Carter. Became a member of the high council in Missouri. Alta died. Married Phoebe Adams on June 28, 1836, and they had five children. Moved to Illinois in 1839 and then to Iowa in 1846. Died on Dec. 2, 1847. [McLellin]

Hancock, Solomon. Son of Thomas Hancock and Amy Ward. Born 14 August 1793 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Moved with family to Ontario County, New York, about 1805. Joined Methodist Church 1814. Well known for excellent singing ability. Married Alta Adams 12 March 1815. Ten known children: Leucina, Rufus, Eliza, Joseph, Charles, George Washington, Asael, Agnus, Nephi, and Ammaron. Residing in Wolcott, Ontario County, New York, 1820. Moved to Columbia, Ohio, by 1823. Settled in Chagrin, Ohio, by 1830. Baptized by December 1830. Ordained elder before June 1831. Appointed by revelation to travel to Jackson County, Missouri, with Simeon Carter 6 June 1831. Returned to Chagrin late 1831. Moved family to Missouri 1832. Located temporarily in Van Buren County, Missouri, after Mormon expulsion from Jackson County 1833. On 23 June 1834, chosen to receive "endowment" in Kirtland. Appointed member of Clay County high council 7 July 1834. Mission to eastern states in fall of 1834. Wife Alta, died 18 January 1835. Participated in dedication of Kirtland Temple 1836. Married Phebe Adams 28 June 1836. Five known children: Isaac, Alta, Solomon, Elijah, and Jacob. Located in Caldwell County, Missouri, by December 1836; there owned property. Member of Far West high council. Sung hymn at dedication of Far West temple site 4 July 1838. Settled in Adams County, Illinois, in spring of 1839. Moved to Lima, Hancock County, Illinois, 1841. Appointed member of high council in Lima 11 June 1843. Instructed to settle in Yelrome 8 October 1844; presided over Yelrome Branch. Received endowment 17 January 1846. Left Illinois April 1846. Located in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Died 2 December 1847. [Cook]

Hanson, Reverend George M., who came to Wabash Point and Dry Grove from Virginia in 1828 as a Methodist preacher. Drafted, circulated, and then carried to the state capitol the petition to create Coles County. He obtained passage of the bill. Obtained the establishment of a post office. Became its first postmaster on Feb. 18, 1830. Gave dinner to McLellin in Coles County, Illinois, Aug. 2, 1831. Served as a member of the First Board of County Commission. Representative in the legislature, 1842-46; senator, 1846-48. [McLellin, s.v. "Hanson, Esquire G. M."]

Harmer, Elias (1811-1876), born in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Resided at Springville, Utah County, Utah, 1852-1876. [PJSv2]

Harper and his family hosted McLellin and Parley Pratt near Bluffdale, Illinois, Mar. 24 [actually Mar. 23], 1833. Possibly Ephraim or Carlton Harper. [McLellin]

Harris, Emer (1781-1869), carpenter. Born at Cambridge, Washington County, New York. Elder brother of Martin Harris. Married Roxana Peas, 1802. Joined the Latter-day Saints and moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1831. Proselyting in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, with Martin Harris, 1832. Worked on Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. Member of Nauvoo Legion. Migrated to Utah, 1852. Was appointed patriarch, 1853. Presided over high priests at Provo, Utah, 1855. Died at Logan, Cache County, Utah. [PJSv2]

Harris, Emer (1781-1869), farmer, carpenter. Born at Cambridge, Washington County, New York. Elder brother of Martin Harris. Married Roxana Peas, 1802. Joined the Latter-day Saints and moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1831. Proselyting in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, with Martin Harris, 1832. Worked on Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. Member of Nauvoo Legion. Migrated to Utah, 1852. Appointed patriarch, 1853. Presided over high priests at Provo, Utah, 1855. Died at Logan, Cache County, Utah. [PJSv1]

Harris, Emer (1781-1869), was born May 29, 1781, in Cambridge, New York, to Nathan Harris and Rhoda Lapham. Brother of Martin Harris. Married Roxana Peas on July 22, 1802, and they had six children. After her death, he married Deborah Lott on June 16, 1819, and they had four children. After her death, he married Parna Chapell on Mar. 29, 1826, and they had four children. Obtained the first bound copy of the Book of Mormon. Was baptized in Feb. 10, 1831, and was ordained an elder and a high priest that same year. Preached with Simeon Carter. Afflicted with rheumatism in his hip. McLellin visited him in Florence, Ohio. Carpenter. Died in Utah in 1869. [McLellin]

Harris, Emer. Son of Nathan Harris and Rhoda Lapham. Born 29 May 1781 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York. Married Roxana Peas 22 July 1802. Six known children: Selina, Elathan, Alvira, Sophronia, Nathan, and Ruth. Married Deborah Lott 16 January 1819. Four known children: Emer, Martin Henderson, Harriet, and Denison. Married Parna Chapel 29 March 1826. Four known children: Fauna, Joseph, Alma, and Charles. Residing in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 1820. Baptized 10 February 1831. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1831. Ordained elder before June 1831. Appointed member of committee to obtain money for Prophet to continue inspired translation of Bible 25 October 1831. Ordained high priest 25 October 1831. Appointed by revelation to preach gospel with Simeon Carter 25 January 1832. Mission to Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, with Martin Harris 1832. Located in Huron County, Ohio, about December 1833. Worked on Kirtland Temple 1835. In spring of 1836 moved to farm three miles from Kirtland. Traveled to Pennsylvania in spring of 1838 to receive pay for farm there. Returned July 1838. Left for Missouri 5 September 1838. Arrived in Far West, Missouri, about 12 October 1838. Forced to leave Caldwell County 17 October 1838. Arrived in Adams County, Illinois, about 22 December 1838. Carpenter by trade. Purchased property about three miles northeast of Nauvoo 1840. Moved family to new farm in spring of 1841. Member of Nauvoo Legion. Married Polly Chamberlain 11 January 1846. Received endowment 30 January 1846. Moved to Utah 1850. Married Martha Allen 10 September 1850. Located in Provo. Appointed to be ordained patriarch 8 October 1853. Appointed to preside over high priests in Provo area 5 September 1855. Died 28 November 1869 in Logan, Cache County, Utah. [Cook]

Harris, George Washington (1780-1857), born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. After the death of his first wife in 1828, he married Lucinda Pendleton Morgan in 1830. In 1834 moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, where he was converted to Mormonism. Moved to Missouri. Appointed to Far West high council, 1838. To Illinois in 1839. Named to the Nauvoo high council, 1839. Elected alderman, 1841. President of Nauvoo Coach and Carriage Manufacturing Association. Started West with the Mormon exodus from Nauvoo, 1846. Bishop at Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1846. Remained at Council Bluffs until his death. [PJSv2]

Harris, George Washington. Son of James Harris. Born 1 April 1780 in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Married Margaret. Wife, Margaret, died 1828. Residing in Batavia, New York, 1830. Had purchased property in Terre Haute, Indiana, 1817-21 while residing in New York. A renouncing mason, married Lucinda Pendleton Morgan, widow of Masonic martyr William Morgan, 30 November 1830. Moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, before 1834. Baptized by Orson Pratt in fall of 1834 in Terre Haute. Moved to Far West, Missouri, by September 1836; there owned property. Appointed member of high council in Far West 3 March 1838. Ordained high priest 3 March 1838. Located in Illinois 1839. Chosen member of Nauvoo high council 6 October 1839. On 17 July 1840 appointed to travel eastward collecting funds and materials for Church publications. In Cincinnati, Ohio, in September 1840 and in New York in 1841. Returned to Nauvoo before September 1841. Prominent Church leader 1840-50. Elected alderman in Nauvoo 30 October 1841. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Wife, Lucinda, sealed to Joseph Smith. President of the Nauvoo Coach and Carriage Manufacturing Association. Left Nauvoo 1846. Located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Bishop in Council Bluffs 17 July 1846. Appointed member of high council in Council Bluffs 21 July 1846. Did not move west with Saints. Informed Church leaders in Utah of intent to remain in Iowa until Saints returned to redeem Zion in Missouri. Died 1857 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. [Cook]

Harris, Lucy (1792-1837), the ninth of ten children born to Rufus and Lucy Harris, brother of Nathan Harris; hence a cousin of her husband, Martin Harris. Probably born in Palmyra, New York. Married Martin Harris, 1808. Died at Palmyra, New York. [PJSv1]

Harris, Martin (1783-1875), farmer. Born at Easttown, Saratoga County, New York. In 1792 moved to Palmyra, New York, where he became a respected landowner. Assisted Joseph Smith as a scribe during translation of the Book of Mormon; paid printing costs for publication of the book. One of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon. Participant in the march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Member of the Kirtland high council. Left the Church in 1837; remained in the East until 1870, when he came to Salt Lake City and was rebaptized. Died at Clarkston, Cache County, Utah. [PJSv1]

Harris, Martin (1783-1875), farmer. Born at Easttown, Saratoga County, New York. In 1792 moved to Palmyra, New York, where he became a respected landowner. Assisted Joseph Smith as a scribe during translation of the Book of Mormon; paid printing costs for publication of the book. One of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon. Participant in the march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Member of the Kirtland high council. Left the Church in 1837; remained in the East until 1870, when he came to Salt Lake City and was rebaptized. Died at Clarkston, Cache County, Utah. [PJSv2]

Harris, Martin (1783-1875), was born on May 18, 1783, in Easttown, New York, to Nathan Harris and Rhoda Lapham. Served as scribe early in the translation of the Book of Mormon and became one of the Three Witnesses in 1829. Contributed financially to the publication. Baptized on Apr. 6, 1830, by Oliver Cowdery and thereafter was ordained a priest. McLellin traveled with Martin, David Whitmer, and Hyrum Smith a while after he was ordained an elder in Aug. 1831. Served as a member of the Kirtland High Council and marched with Zion’s Camp. Assisted in choosing the first Quorum of the Twelve in 1835. Excommunicated in Dec. 1837 and rebaptized in 1842. Estranged again until he was rebaptized in Salt Lake City in Sept. 1870. Died in 1875 in Clarkston, Utah. [McLellin]

Harris, Martin. Son of Nathan Harris and Rhoda Lapham. Born 18 May 1783 in Easttown, Saratoga County, New York. Married first cousin Lucy Harris. Three children: Duty L., George W., and Lucy. Owned 240 acres of land in Palmyra. Served as scribe to Joseph Smith during translation of Book of Mormon. One of Three Witnesses of Book of Mormon June 1829. Assisted financially in publication of Book of Mormon. Baptized 6 April 1830. Ordained priest by June 1830. Ordained high priest 3 June 1831. Member of Literary and United firms. Member of Kirtland high council 1834. Member of Zion’s Camp. Assisted in choosing twelve apostles in 1835. Married Caroline Young in 1837 after death of first wife. Five children: Martin Jr., John, Julia, Solomon, and Ida Mae. Excommunicated December 1837. Rebaptized 6 November 1842. Did not gather with Saints in Nauvoo. Did not follow Brigham Young after Prophet’s death. Joined James Strang movement and served a mission for Strangites in England 1846. Joined William E. McLellan in organizing new church January 1847. Wife, Caroline, left him 1856 to gather with the Saints in Utah. Joined William Smith in organizing new church about 1858 in Kirtland. Served as custodian of Kirtland Temple. Arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 1870. Rebaptized and received endowment September 1870. Died 9 July 1875 in Clarkston, Cache County, Utah. [Cook]

Harris, Nathan (1758-1835), farmer, hunter, fisherman; father of Martin Harris. Born at Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island. Married Rhoda Lapham prior to 1781. Among the first settlers at Palmyra, New York, where he moved from Rhode Island in 1893 and bought 600 acres. Died at Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. [PJSv1]

Harris, Polly. See Cobb, Polly Harris

Harris, Preserved (1785-1867), a younger brother of Martin Harris, was born at Palmyra, Wayne County, New York. Married Nancy Warren before 1811. Died at Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. [PJSv2]

Harris, Preserved (1785-1867), a younger brother of Martin Harris, was born at Palmyra, Wayne County, New York. Married Nancy Warren prior to 1811. Died at Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. [PJSv1]

Harris, Rhoda Lapham (1759-1849), wife of Nathan Harris. Born in Providence, Rhode Island. Moved with her husband to Palmyra, New York, 1793. Died at Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. [PJSv1]

Hart, A., traveled with McLellin to Cincinnati, where he bought McLellin a hat in May 1836. Possibly Adna Hart, uncle to Wilford Woodruff, Sr. [McLellin]

Harvey or Harvy, J., was upset that so many people were responding to McLellin’s teachings in Greene County, Illinois, 1833. Gave the closing prayer at one of John Mason Peck’s meetings on Apr. 20, 1833. Lived near Apple Creek Prairie, Illinois, 1833. Was possibly a member of Brigham Young’s company in 1847 during the move west and served in the militia operations in Utah against Johnston’s Army in 1857-58 and in the 1865-68 Black Hawk War. [McLellin]

Hawley, M., owned a tavern near Hopkinton, New York. Refused to give food and drink to McLellin and his fellow travelers on July 11, 1835. Possibly Milo Hawley. [McLellin]

Haws, Peter (1796-1862), born at Young Township, Leeds County, Ontario, Canada. Converted to Mormonism in Canada. Moved to Illinois, 1839. Appointed to Nauvoo House committee. Member of the Nauvoo Agricultural and Manufacturing Association and the Council of Fifty, and alternate member of the Nauvoo high council. Owned a steam-operated sawmill near Nauvoo. Migrated West with the saints as far as Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1846. Visited Lyman Wight’s colony in Texas in 1848. Excommunicated for apostasy, 1849. Resided successively in Iowa, Nevada, and California, where he died. [PJSv2]

Haws, Peter. Son of Edward and Polly Haws. Born 17 February 1796 in Young Township, Leeds County, Upper Canada, Johnstown District. Married Charlotte Harrington (born 8 April 1798). Six known children: Alpheus, Abigail, Albert, Loly Ann, Catherine, and Charlotte. Miller by trade. Converted to Church in Canada. Moved to Illinois by 1839. Traveled on short mission with Erastus Snow to Illinois 1839. On 19 January 1841 appointed by revelation to be member of Nauvoo House Committee with Lyman Wight, George Miller, and John Snider. Member of Nauvoo Agricultural and Manufacturing Association 23 February 1841. Owned steam-operated sawmill near Nauvoo. Served as alternate high councilor for Nauvoo high council 1840-44. Member of Council of Fifty 11 March 1844. Received endowment 13 December 1845. Sealed in Nauvoo to wife, Charlotte, 10 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Betsy Harrington (born 1790 in New York) 10 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Mary Quard (born 1806 in Ireland) 26 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Sarah Morris (born 1810 in Ohio) 26 January 1846. Moved west to Council Bluffs, Iowa, with Saints 1846. Traveled to Texas with Lucian Woodworth to visit Lyman Wight’s colony 1848. Returned to Council Bluffs, Iowa, by January 1849. Criticized leadership of Quorum of Twelve in January 1849. Argued that no revelation binding on Church without sanction of Council of Fifty. Tried by Pottawattamie High Council January-February 1849 for selling whiskey to Indians and speaking against Brigham Young. Claimed Council of Fifty held powers superior to those of Twelve Apostles. Cut off from Church February-March 1849 for refusing to retract statements and clear up pending case. Residing in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 1850. Settled on branch of Humboldt River (Nevada) 1854; there raised grain, vegetables, and cattle for overland emigrants. Moved to California about 1855; died there 1862. Two or more of children joined Reorganized LDS Church. Haws may have joined also. [Cook]

Head, Anthony, hosted McLellin in Missouri in Feb. 1833. He and his family appeared to believe McLellin’s message. [McLellin]

Heaton, Benjamin, read 138 pages of the Book of Mormon and subscribed to the Star in Calhoun or Pike County, Illinois, Mar. 1833. [McLellin]

Heaton, Mrs., believed Book of Mormon after borrowing copy from McLellin. Married Benjamin Heaton. [McLellin]

Hedlock, Reuben (1801-?), carpenter, builder. Married Susan Wheeler, 1827. Residing at Avon, Livingston County, New York, in 1830. Appointed president of the elders quorum in Kirtland, Ohio, 1837. Moved to Missouri with Kirtland Camp in 1838. Called as a missionary to England in 1840; returned to Nauvoo, Illinois, 1841. Prepared the engravings for the facsimiles in the Book of Abraham, 1842. In 1843 returned to England, where he presided over the mission, 1843-1845. [PJSv2]

Hedlock, Reuben (b. 1801), born in 1801. Married Susan Wheeler in 1827. Hosted an appointment in Geneseo, New York, in June 1835. Became president of the elders quorum in Kirtland and a member of the Kirtland Safety Society in 1837. Moved to Missouri in 1838, served mission to England in 1840, and moved to Nauvoo in 1841. Prepared engravings for facsimiles in the book of Abraham and worked on the Times and Seasons in 1842. Served as president of the England Mission, 1843-45. Carpenter. [McLellin, s.v. "Hadlock, R."]

Heki, Sabra Stringham. See Stringham, Sabra

Helm, Meredith (1801-1866), physician, born at Williamsport, Maryland. Studied medicine at Baltimore Medical College and practiced medicine in his native town. Married Elizabeth Orendorff, 1824. Moved to Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1834. Member of the Springfield board of health, 1843. Became the second Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Illinois freemasonry, 1842. Instrumental in establishment of the Helm and Nye lodges in Nauvoo, 1842. Resigned from masonry in July 1844. Died at Springfield. [PJSv2]

Henderson was a Christian priest. McLellin attended some of his meetings and became friends with him in Apple Creek Prairie, Illinois, Apr. 1833. Possibly D. P. Henderson, who was actively associated with these Christians. Served fifty years as a pastor, evangelist, and leader in the cooperative missionary work and Christian education. Was a writer, editor, and clerk of the court in Jacksonville. Several other Hendersons are also listed in the area. [McLellin]

Herriman, Henry (1804-1891), shoemaker, farmer; born at Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts. Married Clarissa Boynton, 1827. Converted to Mormonism in 1832. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, in 1834, and participated in the march of Zion’s Camp. Appointed a president of the First Quorum of Seventy, 1838. In Nauvoo he was a captain, and later lieutenant colonel, in the Nauvoo Legion. Migrated to Utah during the Mormon exodus, 1846-48. One of the founders of Herriman, Utah. Missionary in England, 1857-1858. Colonizing mission to southern Utah, 1862. Later resided at Huntington, Emery County. [PJSv2]

Herriman, Henry. Son of Enoch Herriman and Sarah Brocklebank. Born 9 June 1804 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts. Married Clarissa Boynton (born 1807 in Massachusetts) 26 April 1827. No known children. Baptized 29 August 1832 by Orson Hyde. Ordained elder 8 June 1833 in Bath, New Hampshire. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1834. Member of Zion’s Camp 1834. Ordained seventy March 1835. Ordained president of First Quorum of Seventy 6 February 1838; held position for fifty-three years (1838-91). Assisted in organizing Kirtland Camp March 1838. Left Kirtland for Missouri July 1838. Located in Adam-Ondi-Ahman October 1838. Expelled from Missouri 1839. Located in Nauvoo 1839. Captain in Nauvoo Legion. Elected lieutenant colonel in Legion 18 September 1845. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Sealed to Clarissa Boynton 16 January 1846. Sealed to Eliza Elizabeth Jones 16 January 1846. Nine known children: Henry H., Mary, Benjamin, Emily E., Olive Hale, Lydia Ellen, Eliza Ann, Hyrum Smith, and Clarissa. Left Nauvoo for West early 1846. Located in Council Bluffs 1846. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley 1848. Assisted in settling Herriman, Utah (named in his honor). Mission to Great Britain 1857-58. Arrived in Liverpool 4 August 1857. Required to return home early because of Utah War. Left Liverpool 21 January 1858. Mission to Dixie about 1862. Settled in Huntington, Emery County, Utah, December 1887. Died 17 May 1891. [Cook]

Herritt, John (?-1840), member of the Second Quorum of Seventies in Kirtland. Died while on a proselyting mission to the Fox Islands in Maine. [PJSv1]

Herritt, John (?-1840), member of the Second Quorum of Seventy in Kirtland. Died while on a proselyting mission to the Fox Islands in Maine. [PJSv2]

Herryman, H., was an elder who apparently served a mission with Willard Snow in May 1835. Probably Henry Harriman (1804-91), born in Rowley, Massachusetts, to Enock Harriman and Sarah Fowler. Was baptized in 1832 by Orson Hyde. Marched with Zion’s Camp. Was ordained a seventy in 1835 and one of the first seven Presidents of Seventy in 1838, in which calling he continued for the remainder of his life. Traveled to Utah in 1848. Served missions to Great Britain in 1857 and Dixie in 1862. Died in Huntington, Utah, on May 17, 1891. [McLellin]

Hibbard, Davidson (1786-1852), farmer, cabinetmaker, stonemason; born in New Hampshire. Married Sarah Tilton in Maine in 1816. One of the first settlers of the Commerce/Nauvoo, Hancock County area of Illinois about 1829. Portions of his farm were surveyed and added to Nauvoo City in 1841 and 1842. Co-proprietor of the Davis Hotel at Water and Commerce Streets. Hancock County coroner, 1834-1836. Died at Nauvoo. [PJSv2]

Hicklin, Mrs., hosted McLellin and others in Paris, Illinois, in July and Sept. 1831. Seemed to believe their message. Married T. Hicklin. [McLellin]

Hicklin, T., hosted McLellin, Harvey Whitlock, and David Whitmer in Paris, Illinois, in July 1831 while McLellin began his investigation of Mormonism. In July and Sept. 1831, he hosted McLellin and Hyrum Smith and allowed them to preach in his home. Showed interest in Mormonism. Possibly Thomas Hicklin, who arrived in the Pike Precinct of Edgar County from Kentucky in 1824[McLellin]

Hicks, John A. Born 1810 in New York. Married Malinda. Four known children: Eliza, Mirah, Charlotte, and Francelia. Undoubtedly converted in Upper Canada. Residing at Crooked Creek Branch near Ramus, Illinois, 1840. Charged for slandering John P. Greene and lying 19 April 1840. After confessing and promising to make restitution, was extended the hand of fellowship by Nauvoo high council 2 May 1840. Appointed by revelation to preside over elders quorum in Nauvoo area 19 January 1841. Not sustained at April 1841 general conference by various priesthood quorums. Tried by the elders quorum in Nauvoo 1841 for stating falsehoods, engaging in schismatical conversation, and breaching Nauvoo City ordinances. Appealed October 1841 general conference in Nauvoo. Excommunicated 5 October 1841. Associated with apostates in Nauvoo after 1841. Sought to traduce character of Joseph Smith and have him murdered. [Cook]

Higbee, Chauncey Lawson (1821-1884), legislator, jurist; born at Tate, Clermont County, Ohio, where he was also educated. Living at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, during his Mormon years. He was accused of immorality at Nauvoo, joined with opponents of Joseph Smith, and was excommunicated. He later continued the study of law and was admitted to the bar in Pittsfield, Pike County. Married Julia M. White, 1854. Elected to the Illinois general assembly, 1854, and in 1858 to the state senate. In 1861, while serving in the senate, he was elected circuit judge and continued as such until his death. Appointed in 1877 a member of the appellate court. President of First National Bank. Died at Pittsfield. [PJSv2]

Higbee, Elias (1795-1843), born at Galloway, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Married Elizabeth Ward, 1818. Baptized, 1832. Among Saints driven from Jackson County, Missouri, 1833. Worked on Kirtland Temple, 1835. Member of Clay County, Missouri, high council, 1836; Far West, Missouri high council, 1837. Church Recorder, 1838-1843. Member of the Nauvoo Temple Committee.Traveled to Washington, D.C., with Joseph Smith in 1839 to seek redress for Missouri grievances. Died of cholera in Hancock County, Illinois. [PJSv2]

Higbee, Elias (1795-1843), born at Galloway, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Married Elizabeth Ward, 1818. Baptized, 1832. Among the Saints driven from Jackson County, Missouri, 1833. Worked on Kirtland Temple, 1835. Member of Clay County, Missouri, high council, 1836; Far West, Missouri, high council, 1837. Church Recorder, 1838-1843. Traveled to Washington, D.C. with Joseph Smith in 1839 to seek redress for Missouri grievances. Died of cholera in Hancock County, Illinois. [PJSv1]

Higbee, Elias. Son of Isaac Higbee and Sophia Somers. Born 23 October 1795, at Galloway, Gloucester County, New Jersey. Moved with parents to Clermont County, Ohio, in 1803. Married Sarah Elizabeth Ward 10 September 1818 in Clermont County. Eight children: Francis Marion, Chauncy Lawson, Andrew Jackson, William, DeWitt Clinton, Elizabeth, Sarah, and Elias Keryle. Residing in Tate Township, Clermont County, Ohio, 1820. Residing in Fulton, Hamilton County, Ohio, 1830. Baptized in spring of 1832. Traveled to Jackson County, Missouri, in summer of 1832. Returned to Cincinnati area by 20 February 1833; there ordained elder by brother, Isaac Highee. Moved to Jackson County March 1833. Expelled from Jackson County in fall of 1833. Located in Clay County, Missouri, in fall of 1833. Appointed to be ordained high priest 26 September 1833. Ordained high priest 7 August 1834. Mission to Ohio 1835. Left Clay County 26 March 1835. Worked on Kirtland Temple 1835. Set apart as member of Clay County high council in Kirtland 6 January 1836. Participated in washings and anointings in Kirtland Temple 1836. Attended dedication of Kirtland Temple March 1836. Settled in Caldwell County, Missouri, 1836. Purchased property in Caldwell County January 1837. Elected senior county judge of Caldwell County, Missouri. Appointed member of Far West high council 7 November 1837. Expelled from Missouri 1838. Left Far West for Illinois before 13 December 1838. Located in Quincy, Illinois, area before February 1839. On 9 March 1839, appointed member of committee to view Isaac Galland properties in Lee County, Iowa, and Commerce, Illinois. Subsequently settled in Nauvoo. Appointed 6 October 1839 to travel to Washington, D.C., with Joseph Smith and others to seek redress for wrongs committed against Saints in Missouri. Left Nauvoo 29 October 1839. Arrived in Washington, D.C., 28 November 1839. Met with President Martin Van Buren 29 November 1839. Remained in Washington after Prophet’s departure for Nauvoo to lobby for redress. Left Washington for Nauvoo 23 March 1840. Arrived in Nauvoo by May 1840. On 3 October 1840 appointed one of committee to build Nauvoo Temple and appointed to continue seeking redress for Missouri injustices. With Robert B. Thompson, wrote petition to Congress 28 November 1840 for redress of grievances. Served as temporary member of Nauvoo high council 1840-42. Reproved by Joseph Smith for lack of diligence in raising children and building Nauvoo Temple 28 January 1842. Died of cholera 8 June 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Following written in "Book of the Law of the Lord" (p.315): "His loss will be universally lamented, not only by his family, but by a large circle of brethren who have long witnessed his integrity and uprightness, as well as a life of devotedness to the cause of truth." Joseph Smith preached funeral sermon 13 August 1843 at Nauvoo. [Cook]

Higbee, Francis Marion (1820-?), merchant; born at Tate, Clermont County, Ohio. With the Latter-day Saints in Missouri in 1838 and was among those arraigned at the hearing in Richmond, Ray County. Migrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where he was elected a colonel in the Nauvoo Legion, 1841. Allied with dissenters against Joseph Smith and was excommunicated, 1844. Residing in Hancock County, Illinois in 1850. Died in New York. [PJSv2]

Higgins, Doctor, read anti-Mormon literature at an appointment in Greene County, Illinois on Apr. 28, 1833. Possibly Harrison Higgins, who was the District 3 superintendent of elections in 1821 although several other Higginses also lived in the area. [McLellin]

Hill hosted McLellin overnight between Hillsboro and Vandalia, Illinois, May 21, 1833. [McLellin]

Hill, A., hosted appointments in Boone County, Kentucky, May 22, 1836. Probably Abner Hill. [McLellin]

Hill, Elisha and Catrin, were rebaptized into the Church on Aug. 31, 1834. Lived in Missouri, and later petitioned that state for redress. Elisha was ordained a seventy in Utah. [McLellin]

Hill, Isaac (1806-1879), blacksmith, brickmaker. Born near Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Married Mary Bell, 1827. Converted to Mormonism, 1833. Participated in march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. With Latter-day Saints in Missouri and Illinois. Migrated to Utah, 1850. Bishop of Salt Lake City 2nd Ward, 1854-1864. Missionary to Canada, 1857-1858. Moved to Bear Lake, 1864. Died at Fish Haven, Bear Lake County, Idaho. [PJSv1]

Hill, Isaac (1806-1879), blacksmith, brickmaker. Born near Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Married Mary Bell, 1827. Converted to Mormonism, 1833. Participated in march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. With Latter-day Saints in Missouri and Illinois. Migrated to Utah, 1850. Bishop of Salt Lake City 2nd Ward, 1854-1864. Missionary to Canada, 1857-1858. Moved to Bear Lake, 1864. Died at Fish Haven, Bear Lake County, Idaho. [PJSv2]

Hillman, Mayhew (1793-1839), born at Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts. Living in Washington and Onandaga Counties, New York, 1818-1831. Married Sarah King about 1818. Converted to Mormonism in 1832. Member of the Missouri high council, 1838. Died at Nauvoo, Illinois. [PJSv2]

Hinkle, George M. (1801-61), was born on Nov. 13, 1801, in Jefferson, Kentucky. Was baptized in 1832. Lived and did missionary work in Missouri. Assigned on Feb. 25, 1833, to visit churches in Illinois and Indiana. Operated store in Far West. Served on Missouri High Council in 1836. Commanded the militia defending Far West in 1838. Eventually apostatized; was excommunicated on Mar. 17, 1838. On Oct. 31, 1838, he turned Joseph Smith and other leaders over to General Lucas. Died in Iowa in 1861. [McLellin]

Hinkle, George M. (1802-1861), merchant, born in Kentucky. Appointed to the Missouri high council in January 1836 to replace Orson Pratt. During the Missouri conflict in 1838, he commanded the Mormon militia defending Far West, Caldwell County. Under the guise of a truce, he surrendered Church leaders to opposing forces, which resulted in the imprisonment of Joseph Smith and others. Hinkle testified for the state against his former associates at the November 1838 hearing in Richmond, Ray County. He was excommunicated in 1839. In later years he practised medicine, kept a drug store, and farmed. He died in Iowa. [PJSv1]

Hinkle, George M. (1802-1861), merchant; born in Kentucky. Appointed to the Missouri high council in January 1836 to replace Orson Pratt. During the Missouri conflict in 1838, he commanded the Mormon militia defending Far West, Caldwell County. Under the guise of a truce, he surrendered Church leaders to opposing forces, which resulted in the imprisonment of Joseph Smith and others. Hinkle testified for the state against his former associates at the November 1838 hearing in Richmond, Ray County. He was excommunicated in 1839. In later years he practised medicine, kept a drug store, and farmed. He died in Iowa. [PJSv2]

Hitchcock, J., is probably Jesse Hitchcock (1801-46), who was born on Aug. 10, 1801, in Ash County, North Carolina. Was baptized on July 20, 1831. Was ordained an elder before July 1832 and a high priest on Sept. 26, 1833, in Clay County, Missouri. Appointed to labor with John Killian. Given a blessing by Joseph Smith in Zion on July 9, 1834. Member of the Missouri High Council in 1836. Served as the acting scribe for Joseph Smith in 1836. Served a mission to Illinois in 1843. Died in Iowa while crossing the plains in 1846. [McLellin]

Hitchcock, Jesse (1801-c. 1846), born in Ash County, North Carolina. Member of the Missouri high council, 1836-37. Appointed acting scribe for Joseph Smith during illness of Warren Parrish in 1836. Called on mission in Illinois to disabuse public mind over arrest of the Prophet in 1843. Died at Mt. Pisgah, Iowa, while crossing the plains between 1846-1848. [PJSv1]

Hitchcock, Jesse (1801-c.1846), born in Ash County, North Carolina. Member of the Missouri high council, 1836-1837. Appointed acting scribe for Joseph Smith during illness of Warren Parrish in 1836. Called on mission in Illinois to disabuse public mind over arrest of the Prophet in 1843. Died at Mt. Pisgah, Iowa, while crossing the plains. [PJSv2]

Hodges, Mrs., fed McLellin in Fayette County, Illinois, May 22, 1833. Possibly Elizabeth Hodge, head of household. [McLellin]

Holbrook, Joseph (1806-1885), farmer, carpenter, judge; born at Florence, Oneida County, New York. Converted to Mormonism in Genessee County, New York, 1833. A member of Zion’s Camp, 1834. Wounded at the battle at Crooked River in 1838. Commissioned a captain in the Illinois state militia in 1841. Appointed to the Nauvoo, Hancock County, police, 1845. Left Nauvoo with the Latter-day Saints in 1846 and arrived in Salt Lake Valley in 1848. In 1850 moved to Bountiful, Davis County, where he lived until his death. He served as Davis County Judge, was elected to the Utah territorial legislature, and was a bishop’s counselor. He built the first schoolhouse in Bountiful. [PJSv2]

Holden, Aaron, was baptized by McLellin on Apr. 15, 1833, in Bluffdale, Illinois. Still living in Greene County, Illinois, in 1835. Wrote from Carthage, Illinois, to have missionaries sent there in 1837. [McLellin]

Holden, Katharine, was baptized by McLellin on May 5, 1833. [McLellin]

Hollister, David Sprague (1808-1858), born at Middleburg, Schoharie County, New York. Moved to Newark, Ohio, about 1829. Married Mary Ann Wilson, 1831. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1836-1842. Moved to Quincy, Illinois, 1842. Engaged in steamboat business; captain of a boat that ran between Nauvoo, Illinois, and New Orleans. Member of the Council of Fifty, 1844. [PJSv2]

Hollister, John (1792-1839), born at Marbletown, Kingston County, New York. Married Lavina Clearwater, 1817. Living in Caroline, Tompkins County, New York, 1818-1835. Evidently moved to Portage County, Ohio, investigated Mormonism, joined the Church, then moved to Illinois, where he died before the 1840 census. A daughter, Sarah Ann, is listed in the Nauvoo temple records in 1846. [PJSv1]

Hollister, John (1792-1839), born at Marbletown, Kingston County, New York. Married Lavina Clearwater, 1817. Living in Caroline, Tompkins County, New York, 1818-1835. Evidently moved to Portage County, Ohio, investigated Mormonism, joined the Church, then moved to Illinois, where he died before1840. A daughter, Sarah Ann, is listed in the Nauvoo temple records in 1846. [PJSv2]

Holman, J. (no information) [PJSv2]

Holmes, E., is probably Erastus Holmes (1801-63), born in Pennsylvania. Settled in Newbury, Ohio. Traveled with McLellin from Newbury to Cincinnatti, Ohio, May 12, 1836. Never joined the LDS Church although he was friendly to the Saints. Served as the postmaster of Mulberry from 1839-47. Living in Cincinatti by 1850. He died in Milford, Ohio, in 1863. [McLellin]

Holmes, Erastus (1801-1863), was born in Pennsylvania. He settled at Newberry (later Mulberry), Clermont County, Ohio. Holmes apparently did not join the Latter-day Saints. He was postmaster of Mulberry, 1839-1847, and also a merchant in the town. In 1850 he was living in Cincinatti. He died at Milford, Clermont County. [PJSv1]

Holmes, Erastus (1801-1863), was born in Pennsylvania. Settled at Newberry (later Mulberry), Clermont County, Ohio. After visiting Joseph Smith and expressing interest in the Church in 1835, Holmes apparently did not join the Latter-day Saints. He was postmaster of Mulberry, 1839-1847, and also a merchant in the town. In 1850 he was living in Cincinatti. He died at Milford, Clermont County. [PJSv2]

Holmes, Marietta Carter. See Carter, Marietta

Holmes, Milton (1811-1863), shoemaker. Born at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. Married Aphia Woodman. He was living at Napoli, Cattaraugus County, New York, in 1830. Proselyting mission to Canada with Lyman Johnson in February 1834. Participated in the march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Member of the Second Quorum of Seventy. Missionary in England, 1840-41, 1844-45. Lived remainder of his life in Franklin County, Maine. [PJSv1]

Holmes, Milton (1811-1863), shoemaker; born at Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts. Married Aphia Woodman. Living at Napoli, Cattaraugus County, New York, in 1830. Proselyting mission to Canada with Lyman Johnson in February 1834. Participated in the march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Member of the Second Quorum of Seventy. Missionary in England, 1840-1841, 1844-1845. Lived remainder of his life in Franklin County, Maine. [PJSv2]

Horton invited McLellin to make an appointment south of Carrollton, Illinois, on Mar. 22, 1833, but McLellin declined. Could be any of the Hortons listed in Greene County. [McLellin]

Howard, Richard, was possibly born in 1814 in Royalton, Vermont. Attended a conference in Far West, Missouri. Member of the high council in Iowa. Donated money to McLellin in Florence, Ohio. [MR-L 24:120; and JH, Apr. 26, Oct. 5, 1839.] [McLellin]

Howe, Harriet, a Church member in Painesville, Ohio. Sister of Eber D. Howe, publisher of the Painesville Telegraph. Harriet helped make clothing for workmen and the veil for the Kirtland Temple. [PJSv1]

Howe, Harriet, joned the Latter-day Saints in Painesville, Ohio, before 1834. Sister of Eber D. Howe, publisher of the Painesville Telegraph. Helped make clothing for workmen, and the veil for the Kirtland Temple. [PJSv2]

Howe, Sarah Marrietta Kingsley. See Cleveland, Sarah Marrietta Kingsley

Howe, Sister, hosted McLellin in Florence, Ohio, while her husband was away in Nov. 1834. Probably Harriet Howe (1804-79), born in Friendship, New York, in 1879. Was baptized before 1834. Made clothing for workers of the Kirtland Temple. Worked on the curtains of the Kirtland Temple. [McLellin]

Howe, Sophia (1800-1866), born in New York. Wife of Eber D. Howe, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio publisher. Joined the Latter-day Saints before 1834. Donated freely to the Church. Resided in Painesville until her death. [PJSv2]

Hubbard, Charles Wesley (1810-1903), was born on Feb. 7, 1810, in Sheffield, Massachusetts, to Noah Hubbard and Cynthia Clark. Married Mary Ann Bosworth in Aug. 1832, and they had twelve children. Was baptized in Nov. 1833 and rebaptized on July 7, 1877. Given recommend to move to Zion with his wife in Sept. 1834 while living in Eugene, Indiana. Came to Utah in 1848 with the Heber C. Kimball Company and served as a bishop there. Served a mission to Great Britain 1856-58. Colonized southeast Nevada. Died on Dec. 19, 1903, in Utah. [McLellin]

Hubbard, Cynthia Clark (1785-1866), was born on Oct. 22, 1785, in Sheffield, Massachusetts, to David Clark and Prudence Kellogg. Married Noah Hubbard on Sept. 21, 1806, and they had eleven children. Healed by McLellin and her husband. Given recommend to go to Zion in Sept. 1834 while living in Eugene, Indiana. Died on Jan. 8, 1866, in New Richmond, Indiana. [McLellin]

Hubbard, Elisha C. (no information) [PJSv2]

Hubbard, Mary Ann Bosworth (1816-1908), was born on Aug. 12, 1816, in Salisbury, Connecticut, to Jared Bosworth and Lucy Hubbard. Married Charles Wesley Hubbard in Aug. 1832, and they had twelve children. Was baptized in Nov. 1833. Came to Utah in 1848 with the Heber C. Kimball Company where she died on Nov. 29, 1908. [McLellin]

Hubbard, Noah (1778-1846), was born on Oct. 20, 1778, in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Married Cynthia Clark in Sept. 1806, and they had eleven children. Resided in Eugene, Indiana. Cared for McLellin when he was sick. Hosted appointments. Received the gift of tongues. He and McLellin administered to his wife Cynthia, who was sick. Resided in Nauvoo, Illinois. Died in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Aug. 26, 1846. [McLellin]

Huff invited McLellin and Pratt to stay in his home near Gilead, Illinois, Mar. 13, 1833. Possibly John. [McLellin]

Hughs, Nathaniel, was listed as a subscriber to the Messenger and Advocate in Mulberry, Ohio, in 1836. [McLellin]

Humphery, Solomon (1775-1834), born at Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut. Married Ursula Andrews. Converted to Mormonism, 1831. Proselyting in eastern states, 1831-1832. Participated in march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Died in Clay County, Missouri. [PJSv1]

Humphery, Solomon (1775-1834), born at Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut. Married Ursula Andrews. Converted to Mormonism, 1831. Proselyting in eastern states, 1831-1832. Participated in march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Died in Clay County, Missouri. [PJSv2]

Humphrey, Solomon. Son of Solomon Humphrey and Lucy Case. Born 23 September 1775 in Canton, Hartford County, Connecticut. Married Ursula Andrews. One known child: Luther. Residing in St. Lawrence County, New York, 1830. Converted to Church by Don Carlos Smith 1831. Ordained elder before June 1831. In June 1831 appointed by revelation to accompany Joseph H. Wakefield on mission to "eastern lands"; preached in St. Lawrence County, New York, and surrounding areas; there baptized George A. Smith 10 September 1832. Assisted in laying foundation stones of Kirtland Temple 23 July 1833. Member of Zion’s Camp 1834. Volunteered to preach gospel in Missouri August 1834. Died in Clay County, Missouri, September 1834. [Cook]

Hunt, Jefferson (1804-1879), farmer, colonizer, scout; born at Edwards, Logan County, Kentucky. Married Celia Mounts, 1823. Converted to Mormonism in 1834. Moved with the saints to Missouri and Illinois. Major in the Nauvoo Legion. Captain in the Mormon Battalion during the Mexican War. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley, 1847. Assisted in the founding of Provo, Utah, 1850, and San Bernardino, California, 1851. Returned to Davis County, Utah, in 1857. Died at Oxford, Bannock County, Idaho. [PJSv2]

Hunter, Edward (1793-1883), merchant, farmer; born at Newtown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Engaged in mercantile business near Philadelphia, 1816-1822. Served in the cavalry seven years, and three years as Delaware County commissioner. Married Ann Standley, 1830. Converted to Mormonism in 1840. Bishop of Nauvoo 5th ward, 1844-1846. Migrated to Utah, 1846-1847. Bishop of Salt Lake City 13th Ward, 1849-1854, and presiding bishop of the Church, 1851-1883. Died at Salt Lake City. [PJSv2]

Hunter, Thomas J. (no information) [PJSv2]

Huntington, Dimick Baker (1808-1879), shoemaker, constable, Indian interpreter, blacksmith; born at Watertown, Jefferson County New York. Married Fannie Maria Allen, 1830. Converted to Mormonism, 1835. Constable at Far West, Missouri. Coroner and constable at Nauvoo, Illinois. Among those arrested for destruction of the Nauvoo Expositor, 1844. Enlisted with the Mormon Battalion in the Mexican War. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Helped establish settlements in Utah and Sanpete counties. Accompanied Parley Pratt on exploring expedition to southern Utah, 1850. Participated in Indian fights at Battle Creek and Provo; served as interpreter among Great Basin Indians. Died in Salt Lake City. [PJSv2]

Huntington, William. Son of William Huntington and Prescinda Lathrop. Born 28 March 1784 in Grantham, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Moved in 1804 with family to Watertown, New York. Returned to New Hampshire 1806; there married Zina Baker 28 December 1806. Nine children: Chauncey Dyer, Nancy, Dimick Baker, Prescinda Lathrop, Adaline Elizabeth, William Diesser, Zina Diantha, Oliver Boardman, and John Dickenson. Farmed in Watertown 1806-11; there owned several parcels of property. Served in War of 1812. Baptized 1835. Ordained elder 1836. Left New York for Kirtland, Ohio, 1 October 1836. Arrived in Kirtland 11 October 1836. Charter member of and owned stock in Kirtland Safety Society 1837. Ordained high priest 8 October 1837. Member of Kirtland high council 1837. Left Kirtland for Missouri 21 May 1838. Settled in Adam-Ondi-Ahman. Assisted Mormon families moving from Missouri 1838-39. Located in Commerce, Illinois, 14 May 1839. Wife, Zina, died July 1839. Appointed member of Nauvoo high council 6 October 1839. Married Lydia Partridge, widow of Edward Partridge, 28 August 1840. Worked as stonecutter on Nauvoo Temple. Sexton of Nauvoo Cemetery. Fifer in Nauvoo Band. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Zina Baker (born 1786 in New Hampshire) 14 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Lydia Clisby Partridge (born 1793 in Massachusetts) for time 14 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Mary Anner Armstrong (born 1784 in New York) 24 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Mary Johnson (born 1792 in New York) 24 January 1846. Left Nauvoo for West February 1846. Appointed to preside over Church members at Mt. Pisgah, Iowa, 22 May 1846. Died 19 August 1846, at Mt. Pisgah, Iowa. [Cook]

Huntoon, Carter, hosted an appointment on Aug. 4, 1835. Was baptized by McLellin near Lyman, New Hampshire, on Aug. 6, 1835. [McLellin]

Hurlbut, Doctor Philastus (1809-1883), United Brethren minister, farmer; born in Chittenden County, Vermont. Attended school in Penn Yan, Yates County, New York. Converted to Mormonism in 1833 but after a few months was excommunicated for immorality. Employed by a Kirtland, Ohio, anti-Mormon committee to collect information disparaging to Joseph Smith and the Church. His findings were published in E. D. Howe’s Mormonism Unvailed in 1834. Indicted in 1834 for threatening Joseph Smith’s life. Married Maria Woodbury, 1834. After residing in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan, he finally settled in Madison, Sandusky County, Ohio, where he remained until his death. [PJSv2]

Hyde, Heman (1788-1869), farmer; born at Stratford, Orange County, Vermont. Married Polly Wyman Tilton, 1810. Veteran of the War of 1812. Converted to Mormonism in 1834 at Freedom, Cattaraugus County, New York. Moved to Ohio, and accompanied Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Resided with the saints in Nauvoo, Illinois. In 1846 traveled with the Mormon exodus to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where he served as a member of the high council until he left for the Salt Lake Valley in 1848. Residing in the Salt Lake City 13th Ward at the time of his death. [PJSv2]

Hyde, Marinda Nancy Johnson (1815-1886), born at Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont. Daughter of John Johnson. Moved with her family to Hiram, Ohio, in 1818. Converted to Mormonism in 1832. Married Orson Hyde, 1834. With the Latter-day Saints in Missouri and Illinois. After leaving Nauvoo with the Mormon exodus, she resided at Council Bluffs, Iowa, until 1852, while her husband was engaged in Church business. Continued to Salt Lake Valley in 1852 and settled in the 17th Ward. President of the ward Relief Society there from 1868 until her death. [PJSv2]

Hyde, Orson (1805-1878), clerk, school teacher, businessman, lawyer. Born at Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut. Converted by Sidney Rigdon, 1831. Baptized sixty during proselyting mission with Samuel Smith in eastern states, 1832. Appointed clerk to First Presidency, 1833. Participant in Zion’s Camp, 1834. Married Marinda Nancy Johnson, 1834. Member of the Council of Twelve, 1835-1878. Sided with dissenters against the Church in 1838 but was readmitted in 1839. Mission to England, 1837-1838, 1846-1847; Palestine, 1841-1842. Member of the Nauvoo city council, 1841. Presided over the saints at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, 1847-1850, where he also published the Frontier Guardian. To Utah in 1852. Appointed associate judge of the supreme court for Utah; member of territorial legislature; president of the senate. He died at Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. [PJSv2]

Hyde, Orson (1805-1878), clerk, schoolteacher, businessman, lawyer. Born at Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut. Converted by Sidney Rigdon, 1831. Baptized sixty during proselyting mission with Samuel Smith in eastern states, 1832. Appointed clerk to First Presidency, 1833. Participant in Zion’s Camp, 1834. Married Marinda Nancy Johnson, 1834. Member of the Council of Twelve, 1835-78. Mission to England, 1837-1838, 1846-1847; Palestine, 1841-1842. Member of the Nauvoo city council, 1841. Presided over Mormons at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, 1847-50. Published Frontier Guardian. Moved to Utah in 1852. Appointed associate judge of the supreme court for Utah; member of territorial legislature; president of the senate. He died at Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. [PJSv1]

Hyde, Orson (1805-78), was born on Jan. 8, 1805, in Oxford, Connecticut, to Nathan Hyde and Sarah (Sally) Thorpe. Served as a Campbellite minister under Sidney Rigdon until he heard Mormon preachers. Was baptized on Oct. 2, 1831, by Sidney Rigdon. Was ordained a high priest on Oct. 25, 1831. Married Marinda (Nancy) Johnson on Sept. 4, 1834, and they had eleven children. Marched in Zion’s Camp in 1834. Became an apostle on Feb. 15, 1835, and served a mission with the Twelve that same year. Served as McLellin’s companion during May 1835. Preached and baptized in several places during the summer of 1835. From 1837-38 he served with Heber C. Kimball in England. Visited Jerusalem in 1841 and dedicated Palestine for the gathering of the Jews. Apostatized in Oct. 1838 for short while. Died on Nov. 28, 1878, in Spring City, Utah. [McLellin]

Hyde, Orson. Son of Nathan Hyde and Sally Thorpe. Born 8 January 1805 in Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut. Lost both parents by 1817. Resided with Nathan Wheeler family until 1823. Moved to Ohio about 1819. Member of Methodist Church 1827. Resided with Sidney Rigdon for indefinite period. Joined Campbellite movement. Baptized into LDS Church by Sidney Rigdon 2 October 1831. Ordained elder October 1831. Appointed by revelation to accompany Samuel H. Smith on mission to eastern states 25 January 1832; with Samuel H. Smith baptized sixty converts during eleven-month mission. Attended School of Prophets 1833. Mission to Erie County, Pennsylvania, with Hyrum Smith early 1833. Appointed Clerk to First Presidency 6 June 1833. Dispatched to Jackson County, Missouri, with John Gould to inform Missouri Saints to seek redress through law. Left Kirtland mid-August 1833 and returned to Kirtland 25 November 1833. Member of Kirtland high council February 1834-February 1835. Member of Zion’s Camp 1834. Married Marinda Nancy Johnson 4 September 1834. Ten children: Nathan, Laura Marinda, Emily Matilda, Orson Washington, Frank Henry, Alonzo Eugene, Delia Ann, Heber John, Mary Lavinia, and Zina Virginia. Ordained apostle 15 February 1835. Mission to eastern states in summer of 1835. Disfellowshipped 4 August 1835 for defaming Sidney Rigdon. Restored 26 September 1835. Received patriarchal blessing 29 December 1835. Attended dedication of Kirtland Temple March 1836. Attended Hebrew School in Kirtland. Mission to Upper Canada in summer of 1836. Sent to Columbus, Ohio, to seek corporate charter for Kirtland Bank from Ohio legislature in late 1836; returned to Kirtland about 1 January 1837 without success. Mission to England 1837-38. Left Kirtland 13 June 1837. Arrived in Liverpool 20 July 1837. With others baptized hundreds into Church. Left Liverpool for United States 20 April 1838. Arrived in Kirtland 21 May 1838. Moved to Far West, Missouri, arriving about mid-July 1838. Signed affidavit against Joseph Smith 24 October 1838. Fellowship withdrawn 1838. Restored to former position 27 June 1839. Settled in Illinois 1839. Left on mission to East 14 November 1839. Met George W. Robinson enroute; decided to assist Robinson in publishing history of Church written by Sidney Rigdon. Returned to Nauvoo January 1840. Appointed to take mission to Jerusalem 6 April 1840. Left Nauvoo 15 April 1840. Arrived in Jerusalem 21 October 1841. Dedicated land of Israel for return of Jews 24 October 1841. Returned to Nauvoo 7 December 1842. Elected to Nauvoo City Council 6 February 1841. Appointed to take mission to Russia June 1843; did not fulfill appointment. Traveled to East in fall of 1843 to gather donations for Russia mission. Received endowment 2 December 1843. Took first plural wife, Martha Rebecca Browett (born 1819 in England), early 1843. No known children. Married Mary Ann Price (born 1816 in England) about April 1843. One child: Urania. Member of Council of Fifty 13 March 1844. Carried petition drafted by Joseph Smith to Washington, D.C., 1844. Left Nauvoo 4 April 1844. Arrived in Washington 23 April 1844. Returned to Nauvoo apparently after 8 August 1844. Left Nauvoo for West 1846. Settled at Council Bluffs. Second mission to England 1846-47. Presided over Church at Winter Quarters 1847-50. Published Frontier Guardian in Kanesville, Iowa (1849-52). Moved to Utah 1850. Returned to Kanesville in fall of 1850. Again to Utah and back to Kanesville 1851. Settled in Utah 1852. Married Ann Eliza Vickers. Six known children: Charles Albert, George Lyman, Joseph Smith, Maria Louisa, Melvin Augustus, and Geneva. Married Julia Thomene Reinart. Five known children: Mary Ann, William Arthur, Hyrum Smith, David Victor, and Aurelia Fiducia. Appointed to lead settlers to Fort Supply in Green River 1853. Presided over missionaries and Church in Carson Valley (Nevada). Appointed to preside over affairs in Sanpete County. Took up residence in Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. Died in Spring City 28 November 1878. [Cook]