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Avard, Sampson, 1800-1869

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        Saint Peter Port, Guernsey
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        Edwardsville, Ill.
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        Saint Peter Port, Guernsey
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        Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
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        Beaver, Pa.
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        Kirtland, Ohio
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        Toronto, Ont.
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        Far West, Mo.
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        Edwardsville, Ill.
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    • found: Joseph Smith Papers Digital Library Collection, 2004 (Avard, Sampson, 1803-1869)
    • found: Mormon Biographical Registers, via WWW, May 4, 2006 (Avard, Sampson, (1803-1869), physician; b. Great Britain; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1835; moved to Kirtland, Ohio, 1836; gave testimony against Joseph Smith at the 1838 Richmond hearing was a key factor in the Prophet's imprisonment; 1850 he was a practising physician in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, where he died)
    • found: Mormon historical studies, 2004: vol. 5, no. 2, page 37 (Sampson Avard) page 38 (b. 27 October 1800; St. Peter on the Isle of Guernsey; emigrated to the United States around 1830 and settled in Georgetown in the District of Columbia; moved to Beaver, Beaver County, Pennsylvania in 1835 and set up medical practice) page 39 (baptized a Mormon by Orson Pratt in November, 1835; moved to Kirtland in 1837; moved to Toronto, Canada) page 42 (arrived in Far West, Missouri in May, 1838)
    • found: Wikipedia, website viewed 9 September, 2013 (Sampson Avard; October 23, 1800-April 15, 1969; leader of Mormon vigilantes called the Danites; born at St. Peter, Guernsey, Channel Island; Campbellite; baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; practicing medicine in Edwardsville, Illinois where he died in 1869)
    • found: Joseph Smith Papers, website viewed 9 September 2013 (Arard, Sampson; 23 Oct 1800-15 Apr 1869; born at St. Peter, Isle of Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great Britain; migrated to U.S. by 1830; moved to Edwardsville, Illinois 1845 and died at Edwardsville)
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