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Coe, Joseph


12 Nov. 1784–17 Oct. 1854. Farmer, clerk. Born at Cayuga Co., New York. Son of Joel Coe and Huldah Horton. Lived at Scipio, Cayuga Co., by 1800. Married first Pallas Wales, 12 Jan. 1816. Married second Sophia Harwood, ca. 1824. Moved to Macedon, Wayne Co., New York, by June 1830. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and ordained an elder, 1831. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1831. Served missions to New York and Missouri, 1831. Ordained a high priest by JS, 1 Oct. 1831, in Kirtland. Member of Kirtland high council, 1834–1837. Provided one-third of money for purchase of mummies and papyri associated with JS translation of Book of Abraham, 1835, at Kirtland. Excommunicated, Dec. 1837. Died at Kirtland.