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    William Huntington Jr.

    Branches of the Church

    • Unknown–August 1846
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Branches of the Church
    • End Date: 19 August 1846
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Notes: Called to visit the branches of the Church, died at Mount Pisgah 19 August 1846.

    Stories and Documents

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 1 June 1846.

    Letter of authority presented to Wm. Huntington and Ezra Benson.

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 9 July 1846.

    William Hentington, sen. and others rode to Father Cutlers encampment.

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 19 August 1846, p. 2-6.

    Pres. Wm Huntington died at Mount Pisgah. The biographical sketch and obituary written by his son Oliver B. Hintington. At Mount Pisgah he presided over that stake or branch with Charles C. Rich and Ezra Benson for his counselors. I find no mention of a proselytizing mission. (Doc Hist. 1846:, 179

    Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941, 1:368.

    Mother's name is Prescindia Lathrop.Married Zina Baker 28 Dec 1806. Baptism date and by Elder Dutcher.He hid the Egyptian mummies in his house for a time.Died 19 Aug 1846 of fever at Mount Pisgah.