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Whitmer, David, 1805-1888


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    • Birth Date

        18050107
    • Death Date

        18880125
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Christ (Whitmerites)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Harrisburg (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Richmond (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Harrisburg (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Fayette (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Kirtland (Ohio)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Far West (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Richmond (Mo.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: His An address to believers in the Book of Mormon, 1887:t.p. (David Whitmer) p. 1 at end (Richmond, Mo.)
    • found: Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonites). The last witness dead, 1936(David Whitmer; b. 1-7-1805, Harrisburg, Pa.; d. 1-22-1888, Richmond, Mo.)
    • found: Wikipedia, website viewed January 26, 2015(David Whitmer; born January 7, 1805, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; died January 25, 1888, Richmond, Missouri; in the 1820's the Whitmer family had moved to a farm in Fayette, New York; David elected sargeant in a newly organized malitia, the Seneca Grenaiers, in 1925; Joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized in June 1829, nearly a year prior to the formal organization of the church; witness to the Book of Mormon plates; one of the 6 original members when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on April 6, 1830 at the home of David's father, Peter Whitmer, Sr. in Fayett, NY; lived in Kirtland, Ohio until 1837; moved to Far West, Missouri; he separated from the the LDS Church; lived in Richmond, Missouri; mayor of Richmond from 1867-1868; the Church of Christ (Whitmerite) in Kirtland, Ohio was formed in 1844 after the death of Josph Smith although Whitmer didn't join; Whitmer resurrected the Church of Christ (Whitmerite) in 1876 by ordaining John C. Whitmer as president)
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    • 2015-01-28: revised
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