Transcript for Nauvoo Restoration, comp., High Priests of Nauvoo and Early Salt Lake City, M251.33, p. 105, Church History Library

Records name as George M Pitkin. Born May 17, 1801 in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont. Son of Paul Pitkin and Abigail Lathrop. Baptized May 1831. Ordained high priest either Dec 1844 or Jan 5, 1845.