Elisha Edwards

Birth Date
1806 December 13
Death Date
1878 March 6
Gender
Male
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Born in Mantua, Portage, Ohio, United Sstates

1806 December 13
Mother
Letitia Windsor
Father
Rufus Edwards

Baptized

1836 May 1 (Age 29)

Served in Northern States Mission

1843 April 10 (Age 36) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Additional Notes

10 Apr 1843 in company with Edward P. Duzette; Elisha Edwards was born Dec. 13, 1806, in Mantua, Portage County, Ohio, the son of Rufus Edwards and Lettie. He was baptized May 1, 1836, and ordained a Seventy Feb.1845. (Sev.Rec.C p 43.) He came to Utah in 1852, and died March 6, 1878, at Manti, Utah. (Des.News of April 17, 1878.) From Family Search: wives Mariah Elizabeth Duzette, Jane Gould,  Elizabeth Ann Clark, and Elizabeth Schemerhorn.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1854 September–1856 August (Age 47) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

Journal History p.66 called to leave Sept. 4, 1854, from SLC. At the end of a mission, Elisha traveled home with the Philemon C. Merrill Company in 1856, as captain of a division, according to the diary of Samuel Amos Woolley.

Death

1878 March 6 (Age 71)
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