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Cole, Zerah Smith


20 Apr. 1805–14 Feb. 1886. Farmer, tanner. Born in Middlebury, Addison Co., Vermont. Son of John Cole and Cynthia Smith. Moved to Whitesboro, Oneida Co., New York, by Nov. 1831. Married Lydia Ann Childs. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 14 Feb. 1834. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Ordained a seventy, 28 Feb. 1835, in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Moved to Clay Co., Missouri, before July 1838; to Caldwell Co., Missouri, after 28 July 1838; to Monroe, Washington Co., Indiana, by 1840; to Ray Co., Missouri, by 1850; to Utah Territory, by 7 Mar. 1863; to Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah Territory, by 1870; to Farmington, Davis Co., by Apr. 1876; to Centerville, Davis Co., by 1880; and to Salt Lake City, by Feb. 1886, where he died.