Rebecca Henrietta Foscue Bentley

She traveled to Utah by 1861 because she was rebaptized in Salt Lake City on 1 May 1862 according to information in the Eleventh Ward record of members. In some sources her surname is spelled Meades. 

She was enslaved at the time of her birth. She it listed in some records as "mulatto," indicating that mother's side was of Black African descent and also enslaved. It is unclear at this point if she was enslaved at the time she came to the Utah Territory.

She was rebaptized on 1 May 1862 and listed with her husband, Nathan Meads, and under the last name Meads. This indicates that they were married before 1863 as is noted on Family Search. It is possible that 1863 is the year they were sealed. 

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