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Bump, Jacob


1791–by 10 Oct. 1865. Brickmason, plasterer, carpenter, mechanic, farmer, craftsman. Born at Butternuts, Otsego Co., New York. Son of Asa Bump and Lydia Dandley. Married Abigail Pettingill, ca. 1811. Moved to Meadville, Crawford Co., Pennsylvania, by 1826. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by 1833. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, by 1833. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Labored on Kirtland temple, 1835. Joined dissenters in Kirtland to depose JS. Used influence with dissenters to prevent mob violence against Latter-day Saints leaving Kirtland, 1838. Appointed bishop in Kirtland stake of James J. Strang’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7 Aug. 1846. Broke with Strang and reconstituted Church of Christ with William E. McLellin, Jan. 1847. Still living at Kirtland, 1860.