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us: Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889

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    • us: Brannan, Samuel, 1819-1889
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    • Birth Place

        Saco, Me.
    • Death Place

        Escondido, Calif.
    • Associated Locale

        Kirtland, Ohio
    • Associated Locale

        Nauvoo, Ill.
    • Associated Locale

        San Francisco, Calif.
    • Associated Locale

        San Diego, Calif.
    • Associated Locale

        Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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              • Sources

                • found: The Trestle board, June 1926: t.p. (Sam Brannan) p. 10, etc. (commonly referred to as Sam Brannan but also referred to as Samuel Brannan; b. 1819, Maine; d. 5-14-1889, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico; Mormon, Mason)
                • found: Wikipedia, website viewed 10 June 2013 (Samuel Brannan; born March 2, 1819, Saco, Maine; Died May 14, 1889, Escondido, California; buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, California; American settler, businessman, and journalist; founded the California Star newspaper in San Francisco, California; first publicist of the California gold rush; Joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kirtland, Ohio where he moved with his sister; printed The Prophet, a Latter-day Saint newspaper; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844; In February 1846 Brannan and 245 other Latter-day Saints from New York set sail aboard the ship Brooklyn for upper California and landed on July 31, 1846 in Yerba Buena, present day San Francisco; after divorce in 1872 he drifted to San Diego, California and set up a small ranch near the Mexican border)
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