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  • ID: I2430
  • Name: George Clinton WILSON
  • Given Name: George Clinton
  • Surname: Wilson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 AUG 1800 in St Albans,Franklin,Vermont,USA
  • Death: 9 MAY 1874 in ogden,Weber,Utah,USA
  • Ancestral File #: BKZZ-1N
  • LDS Baptism: 23 MAY 1836
  • Endowment: 28 JAN 1846 Temple: NAUVO
  • Sealing Child: 10 JUL 1878
  • Note:
    MEN OF UTAH; Salt Lake City, Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Co, 1913; p 1253;
    photo on page 362; Photocopy of pages in poss of Joanne Franklin, Caldwell,
    Idaho, 1995. NOTE: Birthdate: 23 Aug 1800
    BIRTH-PARENTS-LDS ORDINANCES: LDS IGI; LDS Church Family Search 3.04, 8/93,
    IGI source-- Batch:T998090; Sheet:316; FHL film #:1126255; NOTE:
    Baptism is recorded: 8 DEC 1967 SLAKE. Family records of Mildred S Kunz,
    Independence, Missouri show he was baptised himself on 23 May 1836.
    MARRIAGE: IGI Addendum 3.06--North America; Marriage Search; Film #456741.
    Boston Transcript-30 Dec 1939-#9649.
    Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register 1845-46.
    Temple Index Bureau.
    Family records of Frederick A. Kunz, g grandson; Independence, MO.
    Family records of Anna Lee Wilson; Payson, UT.

    ADDRESSES: Wife of Frederick Kunz: Mildred S Kunz; 3735 S Sterling Ave,
    Independence MO 64052. (20 Aug 1990 - letter in file)
    Anna Lee Wilson, 830 W 450 S; Payson, UT 84651.

    HISTORY: He joined the LDS Church along with his wife, his six brothers, their
    wives, and their father in Richland Co, Ohio on May 23, 1836. (Ibid. letter).
    They gathered with the Saints in Kirland and were later with them in Missouri
    and Nauvoo, having a part in all the trials and afflictions of those dark days.
    George and Elizabeth arrived in Salt Lake City August 28, 1853 and
    went direct to Ogden. After two years they removed to what is now
    Wilson's Ward which was named in George's honor. George was a farmer
    and a prominent man in the upbuilding of the country. For many years
    he taught school. He served s President of the Quorum of Seventies and
    also a member of the Bishopric for many years. He was one of the men sent out
    by Brigham Young to bring in the famous Hand Cart Company. [This information was
    obtained from a brief history sent by Mildred Kunz.]
    In the book: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1253, mentioned above
    in sources, the arrival date into Utah was Aug. 29, 1853, and he, wife, and
    children were in the Daniel A. Miller company. After settling in Utah he
    assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. He was a school teacher.

    RESIDENCES: VT,NY,OH,MO,IL,IA; West Weber, UT, (Weber Valley, Weber).

    NOTE: He is in the Ancestral File 4.13 twice. His other AFN is: 28MR-JH.

    COMMENTS: In 1870George had a household of three, with a real wealth of $600
    and a personal wealth of $200. George came to Utah on August 29, 1853 with
    Daniel A. Miller Company. George assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.
    Source: LDS Family History Suite: Membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of
    Latter-day Saints: 1830-1848; CD-ROM.

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth KINNEY b: 13 JUL 1805 in ,Allegheny,Pennsylvania,USA
    • Married: 27 FEB 1826 in ,Ohio,USA
    • Sealing Spouse: 22 JUL 1865 in EHOUS
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