18 Jan. 1788–7 Jan. 1832. Born in Lincolnshire, England. Emigrated to U.S., before 1818. Married Elizabeth Davis Goldsmith, ca. 1818. Moved to Newton Township (later in New York City), Kings Co., New York, by Nov. 1820. Moved to New London Township, Huron Co., Ohio, by 1824. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by John Carl and Solomon Hancock, 10 Apr. 1831. Ordained an elder, by June 1831. Ordained a high priest by Oliver Cowdery, 25 Oct. 1831. Served mission to Chautauque Co., New York, Dec. 1831. Died from poisoning in Pomfret, Chautauque Co.