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Barlow, Israel


13 Sept. 1806–1 Nov. 1883. Farmer, nurseryman, stockraiser. Born in Granville, Hampden Co., Massachusetts. Son of Jonathan Barlow and Anniss Gillett. Moved to New York. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Brigham Young, 16 Mar. 1834, in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Ordained a seventy, 1 Mar. 1835. Stockholder in Kirtland Safety Society. Moved to Missouri, by 1838. Served on church committee to locate land for potential settlement, Feb. 1839. Moved to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, by Mar. 1839. Married Elizabeth Haven, 23 Feb. 1840, in Quincy. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, by 1840. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley, 1848; settled in what became Bountiful, Davis Co., Utah Territory, by 1849. Served mission to England, 1853–1855. Appointed commissioner to locate lands for university in Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory, 1866. Ordained a patriarch, 1882, in Bountiful. Died at Bountiful.