Ephraim Mecham[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1808 - 1891  (83 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Mecham 
    Born 7 Mar 1808  Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1837 
    Residence 1839/1843  Nashville Branch, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Endowed (LDS) 6 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1847  Garden Grove Branch, Decatur, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1849  Mill Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1848/1852  Harris Grove Branch, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 6 Jul 1891 
    Person ID I11841  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Joshua Mecham,   b. 12 Apr 1773, Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1846, Bonaparte, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Permela Chapman,   b. 25 Jan 1787, Hanover, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1866  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1793  Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 10 May 1951  ARIZO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8471  Group Sheet

    Family Polly Derby,   b. 13 Aug 1814, Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1898, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1829  , Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 6 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Permelia Mecham,   b. 11 Sep 1832, Delaware, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Emma Mariah Mecham,   b. 9 May 1840
     3. Lewis Mecham,   b. 18 Dec 1835
     4. Hyrum Moroni Mecham,   b. 20 Aug 1842
     5. Amos Mecham,   b. 5 Oct 1830,   d. 5 Apr 1831  (Age 0 years)
     6. Sarah Ann Mecham,   b. 16 Feb 1844,   d. 24 January [no year]
     7. Mary Henretta Mecham,   b. 10 Apr 1848
     8. Polly Celestia Mecham,   b. 2 Apr 1852
     9. Elvira Mecham,   b. 23 Dec 1837,   d. 24 Oct 1845  (Age 7 years)
     10. Ephraim Don Carlos Mecham,   b. 14 Aug 1846,   d. 26 Oct 1846  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F8489  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839/1843 - Nashville Branch, Lee, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      HALF BREED TRACT, T66.5 (Lee County, Iowa)

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 106
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 30, pp 521-3

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Nauvoo Legion
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p 1029

      Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.



      Note: Stated in record above, "43 years old in 1852"

      Note: Stated in record above, "40 years old, removed to the borough"

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Book - History of the Nauvoo Legion in Illinois, Sweeney, John, Jr., (MA Thesis, Brigham Young University).

    2. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 30, pp 521-3.

    3. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), , p 106.

    4. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 1029.

    5. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    6. [S10] Periodical - The Nauvoo Journal, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1989-1999), Allen Weeks Company, 1852.

    7. [S11996]

    8. [S35] Internet Link - Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998).

    9. [S3] LDS - Iowa Branches Members Index 1829 - 1859, Volumes I and II, Watt, Ronald G., (Historical Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991,).