William Gant Perkins[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1801 - 1886  (85 years)


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  • Name William Gant Perkins 
    Born 11 Jan 1801  Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Endowed (LDS) 22 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1839/1846  Crooked Creek/Ramus Branch, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Calling 11 May 1847  Living Spring/Macedonia Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Branch Presidency counselor 
    Residence 14 Feb 1847 - After 11 May 1847  Living Spring/Macedonia Branch, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Died 16 Nov 1886  Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptized (LDS) 17 Nov 1967  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I25442  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2012 

    Father Ute Perkins,   b. 15 Jul 1761, , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah Gant,   b. 22 Apr 1760,   d. 4 Jun 1845  (Age 85 years) 
    Sealed P (LDS) 26 Jun 1946  MANTI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15931  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Dicey Ray,   b. 12 Aug 1796, , Patrick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Feb 1818 
    Children 
     1. Levi McFadden Perkins,   b. 3 Apr 1821,   d. 19 Sep 1834  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F15965  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Hannah Gold 
    Married May 1853 
    Family ID F15966  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839/1846 - Crooked Creek/Ramus Branch, Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Nov 1886 - Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      T6 R5, Sec 32, Block 8, Lot 1, 4 (Ramus)
      T6 R5, Sec 32, NW, 16 acres
      T6 R6, Sec 25, SW/4 SE/4, 40 acres
      T7 R6, Sec 10, E/2 SE/4, 30 acres
      T6 R5, Sec 32, Block 9, Lot 3 (Ramus)
      T6 R5, Sec 31, SE NE, South side
      T5 R5, Sec 6, E/2 NE/4 NW/4
      T6 R5, Block 8, All (Macedonia)

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register p 43
      High Priest Record p 106
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 34 pp 484-486
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, by Black and Black, Vol 5, p 2846

      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, "Deacon, counselor to the Bishop"

      Note: Stated in record above, "Priesthood: Bishop, 24 July 1846, V. 1 p. 4"

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Book - Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, 7 vols., Black, Susan Easton, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602), , by Black and Black, Vol 5, p 2846.

    2. [S61] LDS - High Priests, Nauvoo and Salt Lake, Record p 106.

    3. [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 34 pp 484-486.

    4. [S7] LDS - Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1845-1846), p 43.

    5. [S3494] Newspaper - Salt Lake (Utah) Deseret News, (Deseret News Company), p. 752, Dec 8, 1886 & p. 768, Dec 15, 1886.
      Obituary

    6. [S492] Internet Link - "A Room of Round Logs with a Dirt Roof: Ute Perkins' Stewardship to Look after Mormon Battalion Families, Eugene H. Perkins and Waldo C. Perkins, (Mormon Historical Studies, Vol 1, No. 1, Spring 2000), Mormon Historical Studies, Spring 2000, p. 61-72.

    7. [S10] Periodical - The Nauvoo Journal, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1989-1999), Brigham Young Company, 1848.

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

    9. [S13] Internet Link - Pioneer Research Group Project - http://www.pioneerresearchgroup.org.

    10. [S25623]

    11. [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,).

    12. [S54105] LDS - Macedonia/Living Spring Branch (Iowa) records, LR 11808 21-22, FHL film 1917pt6..

    13. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.