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Brunson, Seymour


1 Dec. 1798–10 Aug. 1840. Farmer. Born at Plattsburg, Clinton Co., New York. Son of Reuben Brunson and Sally Clark. Served in War of 1812. Married Harriet Gould of Hector, Tompkins Co., New York, ca. 1823. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Solomon Hancock, Jan. 1831, at Strongsville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Ordained an elder by John Whitmer, Jan. 1831. Ordained a high priest, 1 Dec. 1831. Served mission to Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia, 1832. Moved to Caldwell Co., Missouri, 1836/1837. Located at Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, 1839. Located at Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1839. Appointed to Nauvoo high council, Oct. 1839. Died at Nauvoo.