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Wait, Truman


Ca. 1810–1847. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, before Jan. 1833. Ordained a priest by Hyrum Smith, 21 Jan. 1833, in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Appointed to serve mission to eastern states, 12 Mar. 1833. Married Sarah Hodges, 12 Dec. 1833, in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Moved to Clay Co., Missouri, ca. 1834. Ordained an elder, before Aug. 1834. Served on Kirtland high council. Labored on Kirtland temple. Moved to Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, 1837; and to Illinois, 1839. Appointed to serve mission to Huron Co., Ohio, 10 Apr. 1843. Moved to Pittsburgh, after June 1844; and to St. Louis, 1846. Likely died in St. Louis.