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Stringham, William


10 Mar. 1788–3 Nov. 1865. Tailor. Born in North Hempstead, Queens Co., New York. Son of James Stringham and Martha Willis. Married first Esther Knight, ca. 1816. Resident of Windsor (later in Colesville), Broome Co., New York, by Aug. 1820. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830, in Colesville. Moved with Colesville branch to Thompson, Geauga Co., Ohio, May 1831, and to Kaw Township, Jackson Co., Missouri, July 1831. Moved to Clay Co., Missouri, ca. 1833. Wife died, ca. 1833. Married second Polly Knight, ca. 1835. Signed petition warning dissidents to leave Caldwell Co., Missouri, 1838, at Far West, Caldwell Co. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1839. Wife died, 1844. Married Jemima Young, 17 July 1844, in Nauvoo. Ordained a high priest, 1 Dec. 1844, in Nauvoo. Divorced wife. Married fourth Eliza Lake, by 22 Jan. 1846, in Nauvoo. Moved to Garden Grove (later in Decatur Co.), Iowa Territory, by 1847. Moved to Wapello Co., Iowa, by Nov. 1850. Rebaptized, 1855, in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois. Moved to Salt Lake City, fall 1856. Moved to Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah Territory, 1857. Died at Manti.