Born in Whitestown, Oneida Co., New York
Journal History July 3, 1843. Ordained a Seventy Apr. 9, 1845; came to Utah in 1849, and died in Escalante, Utah, Jan. 15, 1892.
Called to assist Joseph Smith's presidential campaign and to preach the gospel in Illinois. (History journal, April 15, 1844, p. 2)