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Walker, Lorin


25 July 1822–26 Sept. 1907. Carpenter, miller, housepainter. Born in Peacham, Caledonia Co., Vermont. Son of John Walker and Lydia Holmes. Moved to Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence Co., New York, by 1836. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Abraham Palmer, June 1836, in Ogdensburg. Moved to Missouri, 1838; to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, by 1840; and to home of JS in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, 1842. Married first Lavina Smith, niece of JS, 23 June 1844, in Nauvoo. Clerk of Fourteenth Quorum of the Seventy, 1844, in Nauvoo. Moved to Macedonia (later Webster), Hancock Co., before 1851; to Florence, Douglas Co., Nebraska Territory, 1857; and to Farmington, Davis Co., Utah Territory, ca. 1860. Married second Mary Elizabeth Middlemas, 15 May 1879, in Salt Lake City. Moved to Rockland, Oneida Co., Idaho Territory, 1883. Died in Rockland.