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Gillet (Gillett), Truman, Jr.


21 May 1811–after 1850. Farmer. Born in Schuyler, Herkimer Co., New York. Son of Truman Gillet and Phebe Doty. Moved to Newport, Herkimer Co., by 1820. Moved to Williamstown, Oswego Co., New York, by 1830. Married Fidelia Teal, before 1832, in New York. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Moved to Ohio, by 1836. Ordained an elder, 14 June 1836, in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Moved to Hancock Co., Illinois, by 1840. Served missions to New York, 1840, and to Iowa Territory, 1841. Disfellowshipped and reinstated, 1841. Member of Nauvoo Masonic Lodge. Served mission to New York, spring 1843. Appointed to serve mission to Illinois, summer 1843. Ordained a seventy, by 1846. Moved to Platte Township, Andrew Co., Missouri, by 1850.