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Dibble, Philo


6 June 1806–7 June 1895. Farmer, real estate developer, ferryboat operator, merchant, boardinghouse operator. Born in Peru, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of Orator Dibble and Beulah Pomeroy. Moved to Granby, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, by 1816. Moved to Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, by Aug. 1820. Married first Celia Kent, 14 Oct. 1828, in Suffield. Moved to Chardon, Geauga Co., Ohio, by June 1830. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Parley P. Pratt, 16 Oct. 1830, in Kirtland, Geauga Co. Moved to Jackson Co., Missouri, 10 Nov. 1832. Moved to Clay Co., Missouri. Ordained a teacher by David Whitmer, 1834, in Liberty, Clay Co. Elected lieutenant colonel in Far West, Caldwell Co., militia. Moved to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, 1839. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Married second Hannah Ann Smith, 12 Feb. 1841, in Nauvoo. Ordained a seventy, by Dec. 1844, in Nauvoo. Ordained a high priest, 29 Dec. 1844, in Nauvoo. Moved to Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, by June 1850. Migrated to Salt Lake City, 1851. Moved to Centerville, Davis Co., Utah Territory. Moved to Springville, Utah Co., Utah Territory, by June 1860. Died at Springville.