Melvin Wilbur

Male 1802 - 1885  (83 years)


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  • Name Melvin Wilbur 
    Born 10 Aug 1802  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 14 Jul 1832 
    Endowed (LDS) 31 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Nov 1885  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 28190  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I136999  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2008 

    Family 1 Eunice Dennis,   b. 20 Jan 1808, Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Crossing the Plains, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1824  Kirtland, Geuaga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 16 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eliza J Wilbur,   b. 20 Mar 1825, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Melvin L Wilbur,   b. 2 Sep 1828,   d. 17 Oct 1839, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. Stephen King Wilbur,   b. 2 Jul 1832, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1905, Smoot, Lincoln, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Phoebe Eunice Wilbur,   b. 25 Apr 1837, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1914, Neeley, Power, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Alma Wilbur,   b. 1841,   d. Bef 29 Oct 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 1 years)
     6. Amos Wilbur,   b. 24 May 1844,   d. 5 Feb 1864  (Age 19 years)
     7. Elisha Wilbur,   b. 29 Aug 1849,   d. 10 Aug 1942  (Age 92 years)
     8. Joseph D Wilbur,   b. 1851, Crossing the Plains, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1852, Crossing the Plains, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25604  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Melinda Eddy,   b. 10 Sep 1807, Eton, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 16 Jan 1846 
    Married 1 Jan 1848  Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F26364  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Aida Winchell,   b. 24 Dec 1801, Hebron, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1890, Oxford, Franklin, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1853  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23483  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Jane McBlane,   b. 28 Nov 1810, Isle of Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1891, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1856  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25571  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1853 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Aug 1856 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Nov 1885 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo: Block 125, Lot 2
      Hyrum Smith: Block 2, Lot 4
      Munson Lands: Block 46, Lot 4 Tennant

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 79
      70's Record, H Black, p 696
      Members, LDS 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 46 pp 145-148
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, Black & Black, Vol 6 pp 3801- 3805
      Nauvoo Legion, John Sweeney
      Early Mormon Records, 1842 Census, Lyman DePlatt, Vol 1 pp 1 & 93

      HISTORIES:
      Mormon Redress Petitions, Clark Johnson, pp 375-376

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Melvin Wilber, by Cheryl Bean, Grand Daughter, 9 pages

      OTHER SOURCE:
      Internet Research:
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Overland Travel, 2 pages
      familysearch.org: Ancestrial File, 2 pages
      rootsweb.com: World Connect, 2 pages

      VARIANT:
      Name: Melvin Wilber
      Birth Year: 1801
      Death Year: 1888

      FATHER: Lemuel Wilbur
      MOTHER: Jane Leach
      SPOUSE:
      #1 Sally Ann, died before 1841

      NOTE: Family history in his file has no mention of wife Aidah Clemments or Adah Winchell. Adah Winchell married Albert Clemments and her family states that there is no other marriage. Melvin and Aidah Clements have been sealed in Salt Lake as well as Adah Winchell, both sealings are 8 Feb 1853.