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Wilson, Lewis Dunbar


2 June 1805–11 Mar. 1856. Born in Milton, Chittenden Co., Vermont. Son of Bradley Wilson and Mary (Polly) Gill. Married Nancy Ann Waggner, by ca. 1830. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 23 May 1836. Ordained an elder, Sept. 1836. Moved to Caldwell Co., Missouri, Aug. 1837. Ordained a seventy, ca. Apr. 1839. Ordained a high priest, ca. 1839, in Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois. Appointed member of Nauvoo high council, Oct. 1839. Moved to Garden Grove, Decatur Co., Iowa, by Jan. 1847. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley; arrived 9 Sept. 1853. Died in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory.