Redfield, David Harvey


31 Aug. 1807–27 Dec. 1878. Teamster, farmer, merchant, coroner. Born at Herkimer, Herkimer Co., New York. Son of Samuel Russell Redfield and Sarah Gould. Baptized into LDS church, by 1831. Ordained a priest by Sidney Rigdon, 11 Nov. 1831, at Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio. Lived in Missouri at time Mormons were expelled from Jackson Co., Missouri, 1833. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, by Nov. 1836. Married Frances (Fanny) Atherton (McAtherton), 26 Oct. 1837, at Kirtland. Migrated from Ohio to Missouri with Kirtland Camp, 1838. Moved to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, ca. 1839. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, ca. 1839. Ordained a high priest, by 1845. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley, 1849. In winter 1851, settled at Nicolaus, Sutter Co., California. Died near Nicolaus.