Transcript for Nauvoo Restoration, comp., High Priests of Nauvoo and Early Salt Lake City, M251.33, p. 3, Church History Library

States birth as 22 Oct 1827 in Delaware County, New York.  Ordained a High Priest 20 May 1855: Cedar City by H. C. Kimball, J. M. Grant.  Enrolled in H.P. Quorum, SLC 7 Oct 1855. (High Priest Qrm Rec, orgnzd 23 Apr 1848, SLC, Utah, LDS Arc.)