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Packard, Noah (1796-1860), farmer, miner; born at Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Married Sophia Bundy, 1820. Living in Parkman, Geauga County, Ohio when converted to Mormonism, 1832. Proselyting in the eastern states, 1833. Appointed president of Parkman Branch, 1833. Member of the Kirtland high council, 1836-38. Counselor in the high priest’s quorum at Nauvoo, Illinois, 1841-46. Worked in Wisconsin lead mines, 1846-50. Crossed plains to Utah in 1850. Settled at Springville, Utah, 1851. [PJSv2]

Packard, Noah (1796-1860), farmer, miner; born at Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Married Sophia Bundy, 1820. Living in Parkman, Geauga County, Ohio, when converted to Mormonism, 1832. Proselyting in the eastern states, 1833. Appointed president of Parkman Branch, 1833. Member of the Kirtland high council, 1836-1838. Counselor in the high priest’s quorum at Nauvoo, Illinois, 1841-1846. Worked in Wisconsin lead mines, 1846-1850. Crossed plains to Utah in 1850. Settled at Springville, Utah, 1851. [PJSv1]

Packard, Noah. Son of Noah Packard and Molly Hamblin. Born 7 May 1796 in Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts. Moved to Parkinan, Geauga County, Ohio, about 1817. Married Sophia Bundy 29 June 1820. Seven known children: Noah, Orrin, Henry, Sophia, Milan, Nephi, and Olive. Owned orchard and farm ground in Parkman. Baptized 1 June 1832 by Parley P. Pratt. Ordained priest 3 December 1832. Appointed to preach in Parkman with Solomon Humphrey 5 December 1832. Mission to East 22 April 1833 with Parley P. Pratt. Ordained elder 6 May 1833 by John Gould in Westfield, New York. Joined with Brother Childs in preaching until 17 June 1833. Traveled and preached alone in New York and New Hampshire June-September 1833. Returned to Parkman 25 September 1833 having baptized eighteen persons. Appointed to preside over branch of Church in Parkman. Mission to eastern states 1835. Left Parkman 25 May 1835. Returned to Parkman 14 September 1835. Sold farm in Parkman for $2200 1835. Loaned $1,000 to assist in construction of Kirtland Temple 23 September 1835. Moved to Kirtland in fall of 1835. Worked on Kirtland Temple. Ordained high priest 13 January 1836. Member of Kirtland high council 1836-38. Participated in dedication of Kirtland Temple March 1836. Charter member of and owned stock in Kirtland Safety Society 1837. Left Kirtland for Missouri in fall of 1838. Spent winter in Wellsville, Ohio. Moved to Quincy, Illinois, in spring of 1839. Located in Nauvoo 18 May 1839. Appointed counselor to Don Carlos Smith in presidency of high priests quorum 7 April 1841. Counselor to George Miller in high priests quorum 14 October 1841-1846. Mission to eastern states 6 July-16 December 1841. Assisted in building Nauvoo Temple. Mission to East 1843. Left Nauvoo 10 September 1843. Remained in Vermilion County, Illinois, two months because of sickness. Returned to Nauvoo early 1844. Mission to Michigan in summer of 1845 to collect funds for construction of Nauvoo Temple. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Moved up Mississippi River to Wisconsin in spring of 1846 to work in lead mines. Remained in Wisconsin 1846-50. Left for Salt Lake Valley 22 April 1850. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley 18 September 1850. Located in Springville, Utah, 5 February 1851. Appointed member of presidency of Church in Springville, Utah, 5 February 1851. Alderman of City of Springville. Died 17 February 1860 in Springville, Utah County, Utah. [Cook]

Page, Catherine Whitmer (1807-?), daughter of Peter Whitmer, Sr., and wife of Hiram Page. Born in Pennsylvania. Living in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri, 1880. [PJSv1]

Page, Hiram (1800-1852), physician, farmer; native of Vermont. Married Catherine Whitmer, 1825. Parents of nine children. One of the Eight Witnesses to the Book of Mormon. Among the first members of the Church. In the fall of 1830 he deceived several associates with false revelations received through a seerstone. Suffered mob violence during the trials of the Saints in Missouri. Left the Church in 1838. Died at Excelsior Springs, Ray County, Missouri. [PJSv1]

Page, Hiram. Born in Vermont 1800. Studied medicine at young age. Traveled considerably in state of New York and Canada as physician. Located in Seneca county, New York; there became acquainted with Whitmer family. Married Catherine Whitmer 10 November 1825. Nine children: John, Elizabeth, Philander, Mary, Peter, Nancy, Hiram, Oliver, and Kate. One of Eight Witnesses to Book of Mormon 1829. Baptized 11 April 1830 by Oliver Cowdery. Ordained teacher by 9 June 1830. Received false revelations through use of seerstone in fall of 1830, deceiving many of Whitmer family. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1831. On 3 June 1831 listed as teacher. Later ordained high priest, probably in Missouri. Moved to Jackson County, Missouri, 1832. With others attempted to settle difficulties between Mormon and non-Mormons in Jackson County, Missouri, 1833. Moved with family to Clay County, Missouri; resided there until 1836. Located in Far West, Missouri; there owned 120 acres. Severed connection with Church in 1838 when members of Whitmer family were excommunicated. Settled in Ray County, Missouri, after leaving Church. Located on farm near Excelsior Springs. Died 12 August 1852 near Excelsior Springs, Ray County, Missouri. [Cook]

Page, John Edward (1799-1867), born at Trenton, Oneida County, New York. Joined the Latter-day Saints, 1833. Married Lorain Stevens, 1833. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio in 1835. Baptized some 600 during proselyting mission to Canada in 1835-36. Led Canadian converts to Missouri, and was appointed to the Council of Twelve in 1838. Moved to Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois. Failed to accompany Orson Hyde on a mission to the Middle East in 1840. Preaching in eastern states, 1841-42. To Nauvoo, Illinois, 1842. Presided over the church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and published The Gospel Light there, 1842-44. Excommunicated in 1846. Resided in Walworth County, Wisconsin and DeKalb County, Illinois, where he died. [PJSv2]

Page, John Edward. Son of Ebenezer and Rachel Page. Born 25 February 1799 in Trenton Township, Oneida County, New York. Baptized by Emer Harris 18 August 1833 in Brownhelm, Ohio. Ordained elder 12 September 1833. Married Lorain Stevens 26 December 1833. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, in fall of 1835. Mission to Bathurst District, Upper Canada, May-December 1836. Second mission to Upper Canada February 1837. Baptized nearly six hundred converts during two missions. Led Canadian converts to Missouri 1838. Joined Kirtland Camp en route May 1838. Arrived in DeWitt, Missouri, late September 1838. Later located in Far West. Appointed by revelation to fill vacancy in Quorum of Twelve Apostles 8 July 1838. Ordained apostle 19 December 1838. After death of first wife and two children in Missouri, married Mary Judd about January 1839. Three known children: John S., Justin, and Jerome. Expelled from Missouri 1839. Located in Warsaw, Illinois, 1839. Failed to take mission to England with others of Twelve 1839. Appointed to accompany Orson Hyde to Jerusalem 8 April 1840. Did not complete mission but did travel east and preach in eastern states 1841-42. Reproved by First Presidency for delaying mission to Jerusalem 15 January 1841. Returned to Nauvoo by spring of 1842. Initiated into Masonry 21 April 1842. Appointed to organize Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 6 April 1842. Resided in Pittsburgh 8 May 1842-8 June 1843. Edited and published The Gospel Light in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia 1843-44. Conflict with other members of Twelve 1843. In 1843 revelation directed to leave Boston area and preach in Washington, D.C. Returned to Nauvoo by December 1844. Received endowment 26 January 1845. Disfellowshipped 9 February 1846. Supported James Jesse Strang’s claim as lawful successor to Joseph Smith 1846. Excommunicated 26 June 1846. Cut off from Council of Fifty on 12 November 1846. Residing in Walworth County, Wisconsin, 1850; there listed occupation as "Mormon clergyman." Ordained Granville Hedrick apostle and "president of the high Priesthood" 17-18 May 1863. Helped Hedrickites gain possession of Independence Temple lot. Resided several years near Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois; died there 14 October 1867. Widow married William Eaton. [Cook]

Page, Mary, identification not known. Possibly related to Hiram Page, who married Catherine Whitmer. [PJSv1]

Palmer, Ambrose (c1852-1837), manufacturer. Married Susannah Clark. Living in Vernon, Trumbull County, Ohio, 1807-10. Officer in the War of 1812. Laid out the village of New Portage, Summit County, Ohio in 1818 and was elected justice of the peace. In New Portage established a glass factory that failed in 1823. After joining the Latter-day Saints in the early 1830s he became presiding elder of the church at New Portage. Evidently died in Missouri. [PJSv2]

Park, Harris, was baptized by McLellin on Aug. 24, 1834, in Eugene, Indiana. Assigned to do missionary work on Aug. 18, 1844, in Tazewell, Virginia. [McLellin]

Parker, John Davis (1799-1891), farmer, wagonwright; born at Saratoga, Saratoga County, New York. Served in the War of 1812. Converted to Mormonism, 1832. Participant in the march of Zion’s Camp, 1834; Kirtland Camp, 1838. Proselyting in Louisiana, 1841-42. Married Almeda Sophia Roundy, 1846 in Nauvoo, Illinois. Crossed the plains to Utah, 1852. Served in the Utah territorial legislature. Died at Kanarra, Iron County, Utah. [PJSv2]

Parks, Hiram G., (180?-?), Married Nancy McGhee, 1828. Ray County, Missouri, treasurer in 1835 and one of the original trustees when the town was incorporated that same year. In 1838 he was commander of the second brigade of David Atchison’s third division of Missouri militia. [PJSv1]

Parrish, Martha H. Raymond. See Raymond, Martha H.

Parrish, Warren (1803-1887), brother-in-law of David Patten; born in New York. Residing at Alexandria, Jefferson County, New York in 1830. Baptized by Brigham Young, May 1833. Participant in march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Married Martha H. Raymond, 1835. Proselyting in Kentucky and Tennessee with Wilford Woodruff, 1835-36. Member of the first quorum of seventy. Engaged in clerical work for Joseph Smith, 1835-36. Treasurer of Kirtland Safety Society, 1836. In 1837 he renounced his Church membership, and led dissenters against Joseph Smith. Clergyman living at Mendon, Monroe County, New York in 1850. In 1870 he was insane, residing at Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, where he died. [PJSv2]

Parrish, Warren (1803-1887), brother-in-law of David Patten; born in New York. Residing at Alexandria, Jefferson County, New York, in 1830. Baptized by Brigham Young, May 1833. Participant in march of Zion’s Camp to Missouri, 1834. Married Martha H. Raymond, 1835. Proselyting in Kentucky and Tennessee with Wilford Woodruff, 1835-1836. Member of the First Quorum of Seventy. Engaged in clerical work for Joseph Smith, 1835-1836. Treasurer of Kirtland Safety Society, 1836. In 1837 he renounced his Church membership and led dissenters against Joseph Smith. Clergyman living at Mendon, Monroe County, New York, in 1850. In 1870 he was insane, residing at Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, where he died. [PJSv1]

Partridge, Edward (1793-1840), hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Married Lydia Clisbee, 1819. Living in Painesville, Ohio, when converted by Mormon missionaries in 1830. Named first bishop in the Church, 1831. Called to oversee settlement of the Saints in Zion (Jackson County, Missouri), 1831. Victim of mob violence in Jackson County, 1833. Proselyting in the eastern states and New England, 1835. Witnessed the expulsion of the Saints from Missouri in 1838 and was himself jailed. Appointed bishop of the Nauvoo Upper Ward, 1839. Died at Nauvoo. [PJSv1]

Partridge, Edward (1793-1840), hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Married Lydia Clisbee, 1819. Living in Painesville, Ohio, when converted by Mormon missionaries in 1830. Named first bishop in the Church, 1831. Called to oversee settlement of the Saints in Zion (Jackson County, Missouri), 1831. Victim of mob violence in Jackson County, 1833. Proselyting in the eastern states and New England, 1835. Witnessed the expulsion of the Saints from Missouri in 1838, and was himself jailed. Appointed bishop of the Nauvoo upper ward, 1839. Died at Nauvoo. [PJSv2]

Partridge, Edward (1793-1840), was born on Aug. 27, 1793, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Owned a hatting business in Ohio, 1819. Married Lydia Clisbee in 1819. Member of the Campbellites until he listened to Mormon missionaries. Traveled with Sidney Rigdon to New York in 1830 to see Joseph Smith. Was subsequently baptized on Dec. 11, 1830, and was ordained an elder. Visited relatives in Massachusetts to share Mormonism. Called in 1831 as the first bishop in Missouri. Met McLellin in Aug. 1831 near Independence, Missouri. Responsible for allocation of inheritances in Jackson County, Missouri. Served a mission to the eastern states, 1835. Attended the Kirtland Temple dedication in 1836. Arrested for treason in 1838 but found innocent. Died in Nauvoo in May 1840 as a result of weakening from persecution. [McLellin]

Partridge, Edward. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Born 27 August 1793 at Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. After completing four years as apprentice, became journeyman hatter in Clinton, New York, 1813. Moved to Painesville, Ohio; there owned hatting business and married Lydia Clisbee 22 August 1819. Seven children: Eliza Maria, Harriet Pamelia, Emily Dow, Caroline Ely, Clisbee, Lydia, and Edward. United with Campbellites in 1828. After hearing message of Lamanite missionaries November 1830, traveled with Sidney Rigdon to Fayette, New York, December 1830 to see Joseph Smith. Baptized 11 December 1830. Ordained elder 15 December 1830. Traveled to share gospel with relatives in Massachusetts December 1830-January 1831. Returned to Ohio by 4 February 1831. Called as first bishop of Church 4 February 1831. Ordained high priest 3 June 1831. Appointed to travel to Missouri with Prophet June 1831. Directed to move family to Missouri August 1831. Responsible for allocating inheritances to Saints in Jackson County, Missouri. Member of United Firm. Dedicated office of Evening and Morning Star 29 May 1832. Tarred and feathered 20 July 1833. Acknowledged as presiding officer of Church in Missouri 11 September 1833. Appointed to receive "endowment" in Kirtland 23 June 1834. Traveled to Kirtland 27 January-29 April 1835 with Thomas B. Marsh. Received patriarchal blessing 4 May 1835. Mission to eastern states 2 June-3 November 1835. Participated in dedication of Kirtland Temple 1836. Returned to Missouri in summer of 1836. Moved from Clay County, Missouri, to Far West in fall of 1836. Arrested and incarcerated November 1838 for treason. No conviction. Joined family in Quincy, Illinois, January 1839. Settled in Nauvoo in summer of 1839. Appointed bishop of upper ward in Nauvoo 5 October 1839. Died 27 May 1840 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Nauvoo Temple proxy sealing to Lydia Clisbee 14 January 1846. [Cook]

Patten, David (1799-1838), farmer. Born in Vermont. Living in Monroe County, Michigan when he married Phoebe Ann Babcock, 1828. Converted to Mormonism, 1832. Proselyting in eastern states, 1832-1833, and in Tennessee with Warren Parrish, 1834. Member of the Council of Twelve, 1835-1838. Shot at Crooked River, Ray County, during the Missouri difficulties in October 1838. Died shortly thereafter near Far West, Missouri. [PJSv1]

Patten, David Wyman (1799-1838), farmer. Born in Vermont. Living in Monroe County, Michigan when he married Phoebe Ann Babcock, 1828. Converted to Mormonism, 1832. Proselyting in eastern states, 1832-33, and in Tennessee with Warren Parrish, 1834. Member of the Council of Twelve, 1835-38. Killed in the battle at Crooked River, Ray County, during the Missouri difficulties in October 1838. [PJSv2]

Patten, David Wyman (1799-1838), was born Nov. 14, 1799, in Theresa, New York, to Benonio Patten and Edith (Abigail) Cole. Married Phoebe Ann Babcock in 1828. Was baptized on June 15, 1832, by his brother John Patten. Was ordained an elder that same day by Elisha H. Groves. Was ordained a high priest on Sept. 2, 1832, by Hyrum Smith. Was ordained an apostle by Oliver Cowdery on Feb. 15, 1835, in Kirtland. Traveled and preached with McLellin and other members of the Twelve in 1835. Served several missions to the eastern states and Canada. Was the captain who led the Mormons at the Battle of Crooked River, where he was killed on Oct. 25, 1838. [McLellin]

Patten, David Wyman. Son of Benoni Patten and Abigail Cole. Born 17 November 1799 in Vermont. Settled in Monroe County, Michigan; there married Phoebe Ann Babcock 1828. No known children. Converted by brother, John Patten. Traveled from Michigan to Fairplay, Indiana, 1832. Baptized 15 June 1832. Ordained elder 17 June 1832 by Elisha H. Groves. Mission to Michigan 1832. Traveled to Kirtland September-October 1832. Ordained high priest 2 September 1832 by Hyrum Smith. Mission to Pennsylvania October 1832-February 1833. Mission to eastern states with Reynolds Cahoon March 1833. Established several branches of Church in New York. Returned to Kirtland in fall of 1833. Worked on Kirtland Temple. Moved from Michigan to Florence, Ohio, 1833. With William Pratt, sent to Clay County, Missouri, 19 December 1833 bearing dispatches to Church leaders in Missouri. Remained in Missouri until arrival of Zion’s Camp June 1834. Mission to Tennessee with Warren Parrish in fall of 1834. Ordained apostle 15 February 1835. Mission to eastern states with Twelve in summer of 1835. In revelation dated 3 November 1835 chastised for commission of certain sins. Participated in solemn assembly and dedication of Kirtland Temple early 1836. Mission to Kentucky and Tennessee 1836. Moved to Far West, Missouri, with wife 1836. Mission to East in spring of 1837. With Thomas B. Marsh appointed President pro tem of Church in Missouri 10 February 1838. Authorized to lead body of Caldwell County militia to rescue kidnaped Mormons in Ray County, Missouri, 24 October 1838. Mortally wounded 25 October 1838 at Battle of Crooked River. Died at home of Stephen Winchester, three miles from Far West, Missouri, 25 October 1838. Buried in Far West, Missouri, 27 October 1838. Widow died in Nauvoo 5 January 1841. [Cook]

Patton hosted McLellin in Jackson or Lafayette County, Missouri, Aug. 1831. Several Pattons and Pattens lived in the area. [McLellin]

Patton, Phoebe Anne Babcock (1807-41), born around 1807. Married David Wyman Patton (Patten) in 1828. Hosted a meeting in her home in Florence, Ohio on Oct. 25, 1834. Died Jan. 5, 1841, in Nauvoo. [McLellin, s.v "Patton, Phibe Ann"]

Peak was a Methodist who joined with other denominations’ preachers to oppose McLellin in Crittenden, Kentucky, June 5, 1836. Possibly Willis Peak of Gallatin County (on the west side of Grant County). [McLellin]

Peck, Esther. See Culver, Esther Peck

Peck, Hezekiah (1782-1850), millwright; brother of Polly Peck, who married Joseph Knight, Sr. Born at Guilford, Windham County, Vermont. Married Martha Long. Living at Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York in 1830 when converted to Mormonism. Moved to Jackson County, Missouri, 1831. Named counselor to Bishop John Corrill in Missouri, 1833. Counselor in the priest’s quorum at Nauvoo, 1841. Bishop of Nauvoo 10th ward, 1844. Died at Jackson, Andrew County, Missouri. [PJSv2]

Peck, Hezekiah (1782-1850), millwright; brother of Polly Peck, who married Joseph Knight, Sr. Born at Guilford, Windham County, Vermont. Married Martha Long. Living at Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, in 1830 when converted to Mormonism. Moved to Jackson County, Missouri, 1831. Named counselor to Bishop John Corrill in Missouri, 1833. Counselor in the priest’s quorum at Nauvoo, 1841. Bishop of Nauvoo 10th Ward, 1844. Died at Jackson, Andrew County, Missouri. [PJSv1]

Peck, Martha Long (1789-?), sister-in-law of Joseph Knight, Sr. Born at Wilmington, Windham County, Vermont. Married Hezekiah Peck at Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York. Moved with the Church through Ohio and Missouri and was living in Nauvoo, Illinois, by 1846. Not listed with her family at Jackson, Andrew County, Missouri, in 1850 census. [PJSv1]

Peck, Polly. See Knight, Polly Peck

Peck, Reed (1814-1894), millwright; born in New York. Son of Hezekiah Peck. Member of the Colesville, New York branch of the Church. Became disaffected from the church in Missouri; excommunicated in 1839. Wrote a lengthy account of his Missouri experience. Living in Cortlandville, Cortland County, New York in 1850. He died at Afton, Chengango County. [PJSv2]

Peck, Reverend J. M., was one of the earliest settlers of Greene County and one of the first Baptist ministers when he arrived in 1820. Attended McLellin’s appointments and preached against him in Greene County Illinois, Apr. 1833. Served as the preacher at Bethel Church in Madison County, Illinois. Served as editor of a paper devoted to Baptist principles. Resided in Rock Springs. A Henry Peck is also listed. [McLellin]

Peixotto, Daniel Levy Maduro (1800-1843), physician, author, linguist. Born at Amsterdam, Holland. Came to New York City in 1807. When Gershom Seixas, father of Joshua Seixas, died while serving as rabbi of the Congregation Shearith Israel, Daniel’s father, Moses, succeeded him. Married Rachel M. Seixas, cousin of Joshua Seixas, 1823. Received his M.D. and M.A. degrees from Columbia College, 1819 and 1825. Pioneer in the field of preventive medicine. Physician at the New York City Dispensary; lectured on abdominal diseases and complaints of females. President of the New York County Medical Society, 1830-32. Advocate of reform of faulty medical practices. Helped in founding of Academy of Medicine. Member of Washington masonic lodge. Editor of The New York Medical and Physical Journal, first quarterly medical journal printed in English language. In 1836 he was called to the presidency of the Willoughby Medical College and moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Later returned to New York, where he died.   When Joseph Smith met him, Peixotto was Professor of Theory and Practice of Physics and Obstetrics at Willoughby Medical College. [PJSv2]

Pemberton, Russel, was living in Dunkirk, Ohio, in May 1835 as a member but was losing his faith. Member of the Kirtland Safety Society. [McLellin]

Peniston, William Poitras (1808-1850), born in Jessamine County, Kentucky, whence the family moved to Ray County, Missouri in 1831. Married Mary Walls. Among the founders of the town of Mill Port, Daviess County, where the family built a mill, 1832. Daviess County deputy sheriff and sheriff, 1837-42. Candidate for the Missouri legislature in 1838. Tried to prevent Mormons from voting at the polls in Gallatin, which precipitated a riot. Moved to California in 1849; hotel keeper in Sacramento in 1850, where he died of cholera. [PJSv2]

Penrose, Charles Bingham (1798-1857), lawyer; born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1821. Married Valeria Fullerton Biddle, 1824. Elected to the state senate, 1833-41, serving for a time as speaker. Served as solicitor of the United States treasury, 1841-45. Practiced law in Pennsylvania until 1856, when he was again elected to the state senate. Died at Harrisburg. [PJSv2]

Perkins, Ute (1761-1844), born in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Revolutionary War veteran. Living at Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, 1787-1807. In 1826 he became the first permanent settler of Fountain Green, Hancock County, Illinois. Died at Nauvoo, Illinois. [PJSv2]

Perkins, William Gant (1801-1886), born at Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina. Family moved to Tennessee in 1805. Married Dicy Ray, 1818. Moved to Hancock County, Illinois in 1829 where he was converted to Mormonism in 1838. Appointed bishop of Macedonia, Hancock County, 1843. Crossed the plains to Utah in 1848, and became bishop of the Salt Lake City 7th ward. Sent to help colonize St. George, Utah in 1861. Was ordained a patriarch in 1870. Died in St. George. [PJSv2]

Perry, Daniel, Reformed Methodist preacher; attended an appointment in Ontario, Canada, July 5, 1835. [McLellin]

Perry, Eliza Brown. See Brown, Eliza

Perry, William Chadwick (1812-1893), born at Madison, Madison County, New York. Father’s family moved to Middlebury, Genesee County, 1815. Converted to Mormonism, 1832. Married Eliza Brown, 1835. Worked on the temple at Kirtland, Ohio. Perry and family of four were among those who migrated to Missouri with the Kirtland Camp in 1838. Member of 2nd quorum of Seventy. Alternate high councilman in Nauvoo. [PJSv2]

Perry, William Chadwick (1812-1893), farmer, carpenter, born at Madison, Madison County, New York. Father’s family moved to Middlebury, Genesee County, 1815. Converted to Mormonism, 1832. Married Eliza Brown, 1835. Worked on the temple at Kirtland, Ohio. Perry and family of four were among those who migrated to Missouri with the Kirtland Camp in 1838. Member of 2nd quorum of Seventy. Alternate high councilman in Nauvoo. Living in Nodaway County, Missouri, 1850-1860. [PJSv1]

Peterson, Richard Ziba (?-1849), numbered among the first members of the Church. Accompanied Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Parley Pratt on the Lamanite Mission to Missouri in October 1830. Married Rebecca Hooper, 1831. Eight known children. Left the Church in 1833. Migrated to California, 1848. Sheriff of Placerville, Eldorado County, 1848-1849. There, he died. [PJSv1]

Peterson, Ziba. Baptized 18 April 1830 by Oliver Cowdery. Ordained elder before 9 June 1830. Appointed to accompany Oliver Cowdery, Peter Whitmer, Jr., and Parley P. Pratt on the Lamanite Mission to Missouri in October 1830; left New York late October 1830. Stopped in Kirtland, Ohio, area two to three weeks; baptized several converts. Arrived in Independence, Missouri, 13 December 1830; immediately found employment. Accompanied by Peter Whitmer to preach to Indians across Missouri River 8 April 1831. Accompanied Oliver Cowdery in preaching to whites residing in Lafayette County, Missouri, April 1831. Reprimanded for impropriety 1 August 1831. Made confession for inappropriate actions 4 August 1831. On 11 August 1831 married Rebecca Hooper (born 1809 in Indiana), who was converted in Lafayette County, Missouri. Known children: Emily, Charles, Cynthia, Cornelius, Mary, Thomas, A. S. (female child), and George Washington. Children all born in Missouri. Reordained elder 2 October 1832 by Lyman Wight. Became disaffected before May 1833. Delivered over to buffetings of Satan 25 June 1833. Left Lafayette County, Missouri, for California 3 May 1848. Arrived in mining town later known as Hangtown November 1848. Sheriff of Hangtown (later known as Placerville) 1848-49. Died in Placerville, Eldorado County, California, after January and before June 1849. Wife and children moved to Sonoma, Sonoma County, California, by 1850. Widow, Rebecca, died 21 April 1896 in Yountville, Napa County, California. [Cook]

Petty, Albert (1795-1869), wagon builder, gunsmith; born in Bourbon County, Kentucky. Married Catherine Petty in Henry County, Tennessee, 1829. Joined the Latter-day Saints in 1835. Resided in Missouri and Illinois. Arrived in Utah with Mormon pioneers in 1848. Helped establish the settlement of Manti, Sanpete County in 1849. Served as county judge, surveyor, and bishop’s counselor, and represented Sanpete County in the territorial legislature. In 1855 he was elected mayor. In 1861 he helped colonize southern Utah by founding the town of Springdale, Washington County, where he died. [PJSv2]

Phelps, William W. (1792-1872), newspaper editor. Born at Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. Married Sally Waterman, 1815. Converted to Mormonism in New York, 1831. After arriving in Kirtland, Ohio, in 1831, he was appointed to assist in the Church printing office. Editor of The Evening and the Morning Star at Independence, Missouri; published the Book of Commandments; helped compile the 1835 Doctrine and Covenants and the first Mormon hymn book. Counselor to David Whitmer in the Missouri Church presidency, 1834. Assisted Joseph Smith as a clerk and ghostwriter. Left the Church in 1838 but returned in 1840. Came to Utah in 1849. Elected to the territorial legislative assembly, 1851. Died in Salt Lake City. [PJSv1]

Phelps, William W. (1792-1872), was born on Feb. 17, 1792, in Hanover, New Jersey, to Enon Phelps and Mehitable Goldsmith. Married Sally Waterman on Apr. 28, 1815, and they had eleven children. Was baptized in Kirtland on June 10, 1831. Was ordained an elder in June 1831 and was later ordained a high priest in Nauvoo. Sent a letter to Parley Pratt and McLellin from Zion. Was a school teacher, printer, justice of the peace, notary public, and editor of the Western Courier. Served as a member of a presidency of the Church in Missouri, 1834-38. Helped found Far West. Excommunicated on Mar. 10, 1838. Rebaptized in 1840. Came to Utah in 1848, where he served as Speaker of the House of Representatives in the state legislature. Died in Salt Lake City in 1872. [McLellin]

Phelps, William Wines (1792-1872), newspaper editor. Born at Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. Married Sally Waterman, 1815. Converted to Mormonism in New York, 1831. After arriving in Kirtland, Ohio in 1831, he was appointed to assist in the Church printing office. Editor of The Evening and the Morning Star at Independence, Missouri; published Book of Commandments; helped compile 1835 Doctrine and Covenants, and first LDS hymnal. Counselor to David Whitmer in the Missouri Church presidency, 1834. Assisted Joseph Smith as a clerk. Left the Church in 1838, but returned in 1840. Came to Utah in 1849. Elected to the territorial legislative assembly, 1851. Died in Salt Lake City. [PJSv2]

Phelps, William Wines. Son of Enon Phelps and Mehitabel Goldsmith. Born 17 February 1792 at Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. Moved with family to Homer, New York, 1800. Married Sally Waterman 28 April 1815. Ten children: William Waterman, Sabrina, Mehitabel, Sarah, Henry Enon, Janes, Jerusha, Lydia, Mary, and Princetta. Employed as editor of Western Courier. Moved to Trumansburg, New York, 1823; there commenced publication of Lake Light. Moved to Canandaigua, New York, by 1828; there published anti-Masonic Ontario Phoenix. Purchased copy of Book of Mormon from Parley P. Pratt 1830. Met Joseph Smith 21 December 1830. Baptized 1831. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, June 1831. Appointed by revelation to assist Oliver Cowdery in printing Church literature June 1831. Prominent Church leader 1831-38. Traveled to Jackson County, Missouri, in summer of 1831. Directed to reside in Jackson County, Missouri, August 1831. Edited Evening and Morning Star. Member of Literary Firm. Printed Book of Commandments 1833. Moved to Clay County, Missouri, late 1833. Chosen counselor in presidency of Church in Missouri 8 July 1834. Directed to return to Kirtland temporarily to assist in Church printing affairs. Left Clay County 25 April 1835. Arrived in Kirtland 16 May 1835. Assisted in compiling 1835 edition of Doctrine and Covenants. Assisted in compiling and printing first Church hymnbook 1836. Participated in dedication of Kirtland Temple. Left Kirtland for Missouri 9 April 1836. During 1836-37, with John Whitmer, began to administer affairs of Church in Missouri-independent of high council. Actions created much confusion; excommunicated 10 March 1838. Moved to Dayton, Ohio, before March 1840. Contacted Orson Hyde and John E. Page June 1840. Repented and was extended hand of fellowship July 1840. Moved to Kirtland by May 1841; there began to strengthen Church. Appointed to preach in Ohio and East 23 May 1841. Located in Nauvoo 1841. Elected mayor’s clerk and fire warden for City of Nauvoo 11 February 1843. Assisted Prophet as clerk, scribe, and confidant in wide range of activities 1841-44. Received endowment 9 December 1843. Member of Council of Fifty 11 March 1844. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Laura Stowell (born 1825 in New York) 2 February 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Elizabeth Dunn (born 1828 in Alabama) 2 February 1846. Left Nauvoo for West 1846. Resided in Winter Quarters until 1849. Appointed to travel east and purchase press and type 31 March 1847. Completed purchase in Boston by August 1847. Returned to Winter Quarters 12 November 1847. Excommunicated 9 December 1847. Rebaptized 11 December 1847. Arrived in Salt Lake City 1849. Constructed adobe house in Old Fort; there resided until death. Elected to Legislative Assembly of Territory of Utah 1841-57. Elected speaker of House 1851. Appointed member of Board of Regents of University of Deseret. Published Deseret Almanac 1851. Admitted to bar 7 October 1851. Died 6 March 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah. [Cook]

Pickett, Agnes Moulton Coolbrith Smith. See Smith, Agnes Moulton Coolbrith

Pierce, Robert (1797-1884), born at Concord, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Married Hannah Harvey, 1821. Living in Pennsylvania, 1821-39. Died in Salt Lake City, Utah. [PJSv2]

Piexotto, Daniel Levy Maduro (1800-1843), physician, author, linguist. Born at Amsterdam, Holland. Came to New York City in 1807. When Gershom Seixas, father of Joshua Seixas, died while serving as rabbi of the Congregation Shearith Israel, Daniel’s father, Moses, succeeded him. Married Rachel M. Seixas, cousin of Joshua Seixas, 1823. Received his M.D. and M.A. degrees from Columbia College, 1819 and 1825. Pioneer in the field of preventive medicine. Physician at the New York City Dispensary; lectured on abdominal diseases and complaints of females. President of the New York County Medical Society, 1830-32. Advocate of reform of faulty medical practices. Helped in founding of Academy of Medicine. Member of Washington masonic lodge. Editor of The New York Medical and Physical Journal, first quarterly medical journal printed in English language. In 1836 he was called to the presidency of the Willoughby Medical College and moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Later returned to New York, where he died.   When Joseph Smith met him, Peixotto was Professor of Theory and Practice of Physics and Obstetrics at Willoughby Medical College. [PJSv1]

Pine hosted McLellin in Stockholm, New York, July 9, 1835. Possibly Joseph Pine, born on July 11, 1794. Was ordained a high priest. Married a woman named Adelia. Counselor in Kirtland elders quorum. Member of the Kirtland Camp. [McLellin]

Pitkin, George W. (1801-1873), born at Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont. Married Amanda Eglestone in 1829. Converted to Mormonism, 1831. Living at Hiram, Ohio while serving as sheriff of Portage County. Later, sheriff of Caldwell County, Missouri. Settled at Nauvoo, Illinois, 1839. Crossed the plains to Utah, 1848. Moved to Ogden, Utah in 1850, and to Cache Valley in 1859. One of the pioneer settlers of Millville where he lived until his death. [PJSv1]

Pitman, James M. (1813-1879), lumberman, builder, real estate broker; born in St. Charles County, Missouri. Moved to Quincy, Illinois in 1835. Bought interest in a saw mill. Deputy sheriff of Adams County, 1842, and sheriff, 1844-48. Married Mary McDade, 1845. Served in the Illinois legislature, 1850-54, and as mayor of Quincy, 1854. Warden of the Illinois state penitentiary, and director of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, and the Quincy Gas Works. [PJSv2]

Pool, L. or S., hosted McLellin and Pratt overnight near Paris, Missouri, Feb. 18, 1833. Possibly Samuel. [McLellin]

Poorman, John (c.1784-?), neighbor to Peter Whitmer and William Jolly at Fayette, Seneca County, New York, in 1810, 1820 census records. After his baptism, he moved to Ohio in 1832, and Missouri, in 1833. He was involved in the confrontation with a mob that tarred and feathered Joseph Smith at Hiram, Ohio on 25 March 1832. Married Nancy Bancroft in Clay County, Missouri, 1836; probably a second marriage. The birth of a child in Clay County, 1840 is the last known reference to him. [PJSv1]

Porter, Francis (1787/8-1866), farmer; born in New Hampshire. He had assisted in organizing and was a trustee of the second society of the Methodist Episcopal Church at LeRay, Jefferson County, New York in 1824. Died in Jefferson County. [PJSv1]

Potter, Leman, was a teacher who donated money to McLellin’s missionary efforts while living in Amherst, Ohio. [McLellin]

Powers fed dinner to McLellin near Rumford Point, Maine, on Aug. 20, 1835. Possibly John Milton Powers, born on Jan. 39, 1815, in Butler County, Ohio, to Aaron and Martha Powers. Was ordained a seventy. Preached in Ohio. Campaigned for Joseph Smith’s presidential race. [McLellin]

Powers, Stephen W. (1815-?), lawyer; born in Ohio. Living in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa in 1850 [PJSv2]

Pratt, Orson (1811-1881), writer, teacher, surveyor, historian. Born at Hartford, Washington County, New York. Younger brother of Parley Pratt. After joining the Church, he left Kirtland, Ohio with Lyman Johnson in February 1832 on missionary assignment in the East; returned in February 1833 after traveling four thousand miles, baptizing 104 people, and organizing several branches of the Church. Participant in Zion’s Camp, 1834. Member of the Council of Twelve, 1835-1881. Married Sarah Marinda Bates, 1836. Elected to Nauvoo, Illinois city council, 1843. Entered Salt Lake Valley with Mormon pioneers, 1847. Presided over Church in Great Britain, 1848. Member of Utah Territorial legislature. Appointed Church historian, 1874. Died at Salt Lake City. [PJSv1]

Pratt, Orson (1811-1881), writer, teacher, surveyor, historian. Born at Hartford, Washington County, New York. Younger brother of Parley Pratt. After joining the Church, he left Kirtland, Ohio with Lyman Johnson in February 1832 on missionary assignment in the East; returned in February 1833 after traveling four thousand miles, baptizing 104 people, and organizing several branches of the Church. Participant in Zion’s Camp, 1834. Member of the Council of Twelve, 1835-81. Married Sarah Marinda Bates, 1836. Elected to Nauvoo, Illinois city council, 1843. Entered Salt Lake Valley with Mormon pioneers, 1847. Presided over Church in Great Britain, 1848. Member of Utah Territorial legislature. Appointed Church historian, 1874. Died at Salt Lake City. [PJSv2]

Pratt, Orson (1811-81), was born on Sept. 19, 1811, in Hartford, New York, to Jared Pratt and Charity Dickenson. Baptized on Sept. 19, 1830, by Parley Pratt. Was ordained an elder on Dec. 1, 1830, a high priest on Feb. 2, 1832, and an apostle on Apr. 26, 1835. Married Sarah Marinda Bates on July 4, 1836, and they had twelve children. Editor of the Millennial Star. Excommunicated in 1842; rebaptized in 1843. Came to Utah on July 21, 1847, where he became a member of the state legislature and Speaker of the House of Representatives. Crossed the ocean sixteen times on missions and became the last survivor of the original Quorum of the Twelve still in the Church. Died in Salt Lake City on Oct. 3, 1881. [McLellin]

Pratt, Orson. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Born 19 September 1811 in Hartford, Washington County, New York. In youth studied arithmetic, bookkeeping, geography, grammar, and surveying. Baptized 19 September 1830 by Parley P. Pratt in Canaan, Columbia County, New York. Ordained elder 1 December 1830 by Joseph Smith. Served first mission to Colesville, New York, late 1830. Preached with Lyman Wight to Lorain County, Ohio, early 1831. Appointed to travel to Missouri with brother, Parley P. Pratt, June 1831. Returned to Ohio late 1831. Preached with Lyman E. Johnson in Lorain County, Ohio, January 1832. Appointed to preach in eastern states with Lyman E. Johnson 25 January 1832. Ordained to High Priesthood 2 February 1832 by Sidney Rigdon. Left with Lyman E. Johnson for East 3 February 1832. Preached in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Joined with William Snow 10 November 1832. Returned to Kirtland 17 February 1833, having baptized 102 persons. Attended School of Prophets in spring of 1833. Left Kirtland with Lyman E. Johnson 26 March 1833 to preach again in East. Returned to Kirtland 28 September 1833, having baptized 50 persons. Worked on Kirtland Temple. Left Kirtland again for East with Lyman E. Johnson 27 November 1833. Returned to Kirtland 13 February 1834. Appointed to assist in gathering volunteers for Zion’s Camp 24 February 1834. Member of Zion’s Camp. Appointed member of Clay County, Missouri, high council 8 July 1834. Ordained one of twelve apostles 26 April 1835. Left 4 May 1835 on mission to East with members of twelve apostles. Returned to Kirtland 25 September 1835. Took short mission along Ohio River with William Pratt 14 October to 16 November 1835. Served mission to Upper Canada and Jefferson County, New York, 6 April to 12 October 1836. Married Sarah Marinda Bates 4 July 1836. Twelve children: Orson, Lydia, Celestia, Larissa Sarah Marinda, Vanson, Laron, Marlon, Marintha Althera, Harmel, Arthur, Herma Ethna, and Loila Menella. Charter member of Kirtland Safety Society 1837. Mission to Jefferson County, New York, October 1837. Appointed to preside over branch of Church in New York City in spring of 1838. Pursuant to request to return to Missouri, with family left New York City and arrived in St. Louis mid-November 1838; spent winter there. In fulfillment of D&C section 118, met with others of twelve apostles in Far West, Missouri, 26 April 1839. Helped brother, Parley P., escape from Boone County Jail, Missouri, 4 July 1839. Left Illinois on mission to England 29 August 1839. Arrived in Liverpool 6 April 1840. Preached several months in Edinburgh, Scotland. Returned to Nauvoo mid-July 1841. Given responsibility for English literature and mathematics at University of Nauvoo August 1841. Rebelled against Joseph Smith August 1842. Excommunicated 20 August 1842. Rebaptized and reordained to apostleship 20 January 1843. Elected to Nauvoo city council 6 February 1843. Left on mission to East with others of twelve apostles 1 July 1843. Returned October 1843. Received endowment 23 December 1843. Member of Council of Fifty 11 March 1844. Left on mission to Washington, D.C., April 1844. Returned to Nauvoo 7August 1844, after Prophet’s death. Sealed to Charlotte Bishop in fall of 1844. No children. Sealed to Adelia Ann Bishop 13 December 1844. Six children: Lucy Adelia, Elzina, Lorum, Lorus, Eltha, and Orthena. Sealed to Mary Ann Merrill 27 March 1845. Five children: Milando, Vianna, Oradine, Lathilla, and Valton. Mission to New York City August 1845 to preside over eastern churches. Returned to Nauvoo 11 December 1845. Sealed to Sarah Louis Chandler 17 January 1846. No children. Exodus from Nauvoo February 1846. First to enter Great Salt Lake Valley, July 1847. Appointed to preside over all branches of Church in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland 1848. While in England, authored fifteen pamphlets and edited Millennial Star. Several times elected speaker of house of Territorial Legislature of Utah. In 1852 appointed president of all branches of church in United States and Canada. Sealed to Marion Ross 19 February 1852. Six children: Marian Agnes, Larinda Marissa, Milson, Irintha, Ray, and Ruby. Sealed to Sarah Louisa Lewis 20 June 1853. One child: Willow. Sealed to Juliett Ann Phelps 14 December 1855. Seven children: Alva, Clomenia, Ortherus, Margaret, Rella, Neva, and Julius. Sealed to Eliza Crooks 24 July 1857. Five children: Lerius, Dora, Jared, Onthew, and Samuel. Appointed to open up gospel in Austria April 1864; unsuccessful. Sealed to Margaret Graham 28 December 1868. Published Book of Mormon in Deseret Alphabet in New York 1869. Appointed "Historian and General Church Recorder" 1874. Under direction of Brigham Young, prepared 1876 edition of Doctrine and Covenants. Edited and rearranged 1878 edition of Pearl of Great Price. Died 3 October 1881 in Salt Lake City, Utah. [Cook]

Pratt, Parley Parker (1807-1857), farmer, editor, legislator; elder brother of Orson Pratt. Born at Burlington, Otsego County, New York. Married Thankful Halsey, 1827. Participant in Lamanite mission to Missouri, 1830. Traveled to Missouri with Zion’s Camp, 1834. Member of the Quorum of Twelve, 1835-1857. Jailed at Richmond and Columbia, Missouri during difficulties of 1838-1839. Proselyting in England, 1839, 1847. A prolific writer; edited The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, 1840. Directed affairs of the Church in New York City, 1844-1845. Returned to Utah, 1847. Led exploration party into southern Utah, 1850. Mission to South America, 1851-1852. Murdered at Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. [PJSv1]

Pratt, Parley Parker (1807-1857), farmer, editor, legislator; elder brother of Orson Pratt. Born at Burlington, Otsego County, New York. Married Thankful Halsey, 1827. Participant in Lamanite mission to Missouri, 1830. Traveled to Missouri with Zion’s Camp, 1834. Member of the Quroum of Twelve, 1835-57. Jailed at Richmond and Columbia, Missouri during difficulties of 1838-39. Missions to England, 1840-42, 1846-47; president of the British Mission, 1841-42. A prolific writer; edited The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, 1840. Directed affairs of the Church in New York City, 1844-45. Returned to Utah, 1847. Led exploration party into southern Utah, 1850. Mission to South America, 1851-52. Murdered at Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. [PJSv2]

Pratt, Parley Parker (1807-57), was born in Burlington, New York, in 1807 to Jared Pratt and Charity Dickenson. Married Thankful Halsey (1797-1837) in 1827. Served a mission to the Lamanites in 1830. Immigrated to Missouri with his wife during the summer of 1832, and settled in the western portion of Jackson County. Served many missions during his lifetime, including one with McLellin to Missouri and Illinois beginning in Jan. 1833. Marched with Zion’s Camp in 1834. Became an apostle in 1835. Participated in the Twelve’s 1835 mission to Canada and the northeastern United States. Traveled to Utah in 1847. Killed in Van Buren, Arkansas, in 1857. [McLellin]

Pratt, Parley Parker. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Born 12 April 1807 in Burlington, Otsego County, New York. Married Thankful Halsey 9 September 1827. One child: Parley Parker. Baptized and ordained elder September 1830. Appointed to travel with Oliver Cowdery, Peter Whitmer, Jr., and Ziba Peterson on Lamanite Mission to Missouri October 1830; left New York late October 1830 and stopped in Mentor, Ohio, about 1 November 1830. At Mentor presented Sidney Rigdon copy of Book of Mormon. After Rigdon’s baptism, 14 November 1830, continued with Lamanite missionaries to Missouri, arriving in Independence 13 December 1830. Returned to Kirtland, Ohio, before 1 March 1831. Called with others to preach to Shakers March 1831. Ordained high priest 3 June 1831. Called to travel with brother, Orson, to Missouri June 1831. Resided in Jackson County, Missouri, 1831-33. Presided over School of Elders in Jackson County, Missouri, 1833. Appointed President of Branch Number Eight in Jackson County 11 September 1833. Sent to Kirtland with Lyman Wight 1 January 1834 to counsel with Church leaders in Ohio concerning Saints’ regaining Jackson County properties. Arrived in Kirtland before 24 February 1834. Traveled with Joseph Smith and others to New York state February-March 1834 to recruit for Zion’s Camp. Member of Zion’s Camp 1834. Appointed to receive endowment in Kirtland 23 June 1834. Appointed member of Clay County high council 8 July 1834. Ordained apostle 21 February 1835. Mission to Pennsylvania, New York, and New England 1835. Participated in dedication of Kirtland Temple 1836. Served mission to Toronto, Canada, 1836. Wife, Thankful, died 25 March 1837. Married Mary Ann Frost 9 May 1837. Four children: Nathan, Olivia, Susan, and Moroni. Mission to New York City 1837-38; there published Voice of Warning 1837. Moved to Far West, Missouri, arriving 7 May 1838. Arrested for murder and treason November 1838. Incarcerated in Richmond and Columbia, Missouri, November 1838-July 1839. No conviction. Published pamphlet on Missouri persecutions 1839. Left for mission to England with others of twelve apostles 29 August 1839. Arrived in England 6 April 1840. First editor of The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star (Manchester, England). Returned to America for family July 1840. Arrived England 17 October 1840; resumed editorship of Millennial Star. Returned to Nauvoo from England 7 February 1843. Sealed to Elizabeth Brotherton 24 July 1843. No children. Mission to East in fall of 1843. Returned to Nauvoo by November 1843. Received endowment 2 December 1843. Member of Council of Fifty 11 March 1844. Campaigned for Joseph Smith’s candidacy for president of United States in spring of 1844. Arrived in Nauvoo 10 July 1844, after Prophet’s death. Sealed to Mary Wood 9 September 1844. Four children: Helaman, Cornelia, Mary, and Mathoni. Sealed to Hannahette Snively 2 November 1844. Three children: Alma, Lucy, and Henriette. Sealed to Belinda Marden 20 November 1844. Five children: Nephi, Belinda, Abinadi, Lehi, Isabella. On 1 December 1844 appointed to go to New York City, edit The Prophet, supervise immigration, and assume presidency of all eastern branches of church. Returned to Nauvoo 26 August 1845. Sealed to Sarah Huston 15 October 1845. Four children: Julia, Mormon, Teancum, and Sarah. Sealed to Phoebe Sopher 8 February 1846. Three children: Mosiah, Omner, and Phoebe. Moved from Nauvoo February 1846, and located family in Council Bluffs. Named Mount Pisgah, Iowa, 1846. Sealed to Martha Monks 28 April 1847. One child: Ether. Sealed to Ann Agatha Walker 28 April 1847. Five children: Agatha, Malona, Marion, Moroni, and Eveline. Called again to England 1847. Moved to Great Salt Lake Valley in fall of 1847. Remained in Utah until 1851. Assisted in forming Constitution of Provisional Government of Deseret 1849. Received commission from governor and legislative assembly to explore southern Utah 1850. Headed company of fifty men. Called to preside over Pacific Islands and South America 1851. Left Salt Lake City 16 March 1851, arrived in San Francisco July 1851. Sailed for Valparaiso, Chile, 5 September 1851 to preach gospel. Arrived 8 November 1851. Returned to San Francisco 21 May 1852. Returned to Salt Lake City 18 October 1852. Sealed to Keziah Downes 27 December 1853. No children. Appointed to second mission to California 6 April 1854. Left Salt Lake City 5 May 1854. Arrived in San Francisco 2 July 1854. Returned to Salt Lake City 18 August 1855. Sealed to Eleanor J. Macomb 14 November 1855. No children. Visited eastern branches of Church December 1856-March 1857. Murdered 13 May 1857 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. [Cook]

Pratt, Sarah Marinda Bates (1817-1888), born at Henderson, Jefferson County, New York. Converted to Mormonism by Orson Pratt in 1835. Married Orson Pratt, 1836. Died in Salt Lake City, Utah. [PJSv2]

Pratt, William Dickinson (1802-1870), school teacher; born at Worcester, Otsego County, New York. Brother of Orson and Parley Pratt. Converted to Mormonism in 1831. Participant in the march of Zion’s Camp, 1834. Married Hannah Ward in Kirtland, Ohio, 1837. Migrated to Utah in 1851. Participated in the Utah War and Indian wars. Died at Salt Lake City. [PJSv2]

Prentiss, Lyman (180?-?), living in Brown County, Illinois in 1840. Attended mass meeting at Warsaw, Hancock County addressing the issue of the destruction of the Nauvoo Expositor in June 1844. Listed among those allegedly involved in the killing of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. [PJSv2]

Price, John, and his neighbors gathered to listen to Harvey Whitlock speak in or near Coles County, Illinois, Aug. 2, 1831. Possibly the John Price at whose residence in Ash Grove Township, Illinois, Hyrum Smith preached in the late 1830s or early 1840s. Other John Prices are also listed. [McLellin]

Price, Sterling (1809-1867), born in Prince Edward County, Virginia. Moved to Chariton County, Missouri in 1831 and engaged in merchandising and farming. Elected to the state legislature and chosen Speaker of the House, 1840. Elected to the U.S. Congress in 1844 but resigned his seat in 1846 to participate in the Mexican War. His service brought him a commission of brigadier general. Beginning in 1852 he served a term as governor of Missouri. His influence placed Missouri on the side of the South in the Civil War. Commanded Confederate forces in a series of defeats. Died at St. Louis.            In the conflict with the Mormons in Missouri in 1838, a contingent of Missouri militia under Price guarded Mormon prisoners, including Joseph Smith, from Independence, Jackson County to Richmond, Ray County, and was involved in guard duty at the Richmond court of inquiry in November. [PJSv1]

Pulsipher, Zerah. Son of John Pulsipher and Elizabeth Dutton. Born 24 June 1789 at Roddingham, Windham County, Vermont. Married Polly Randall 6 November 1810. One child: Harriet Pulsipher. Married Mary Brown August 1815. Eleven children: Mary Ann, Almira, Nelson, Mariah, Sarah, John, Charles, Mary Ann, William M., Eliza Jane, and Fidelia. Baptized 11 January 1832. Missionary activity in eastern states 1833-34. Baptized Wilford Woodruff 31 December 1833 in New York. Moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1835. Ordained elder before January 1836, probably 1832. Mission to Upper Canada October-December 1837. Baptized twenty-nine persons. Ordained and set apart as president of First Quorum of Seventy 6 March 1838. Member of Kirtland Camp 1838. Located in Daviess County, Missouri, 1838. Expelled from Missouri 1839. Settled in Nauvoo by 1840. Assisted in administering work of seventy in Nauvoo. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Traveled to Utah 1848, arriving 22 September 1848. Captain of own pioneer company. Resided in Salt Lake City area until about 1861. Married Prudence McNanamy 12 July 1854. No known children. Married Martha Hughes 18 March 1857. Five children: Martha Ann, Mary Elizabeth, Zerah James, Sarah Jane, and Andrew Milton. Moved to southern Utah about 1861. Misused sealing power about 1862, and was dropped from presidency of Seventy and either disfellowshipped or excommunicated. Case came before First Presidency 12 April 1862; rebaptized and ordained high priest. Subsequently ordained patriarch. Died in Hebron, Washington County, Utah, 1 January 1872. [Cook]