.Journal History of Dec. 31, 1832, Brigham and Joseph Young left Mendon, Monroe, New York on Dec. 31, 1832 for Kingston, Upper Canada (now southern Ontario.) They were gone six weeks and also raised up branches in Earnestown and Loughborough (MS 25:311 and 419). Also see, Richard Bennett, "A Study of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Upper Canada, 1830 - 1850" p. 92 Appendix 3, Provo, Utah Brigham Young University. He was born Apr. 7, 1797 in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, the son of John Young and Nabbie Howe. He became a Methodist preacher, but was converted to "Mormonism" and was baptized, Apr. 6, 1832, by Daniel Bowen in Columbia, Pennsylvania. After being ordained an Elder, he filled a number of missions; was a member of Zion's Camp in 1834; was ordained a Seventy in 1836 and spent most of his life as Senior President of all Seventies in the Church. He died in Salt Lake City, Utah, Jul. 126, 1881. (See sketch in Bio. Ency. Vol 1:187) Note: Journal History of Apr. 6, 1832 has him and other family members in Mendon, Monroe, New York at the time of his baptism.