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George SPENCER 1829-1872

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George SPENCER 1829-1872

Posted: 13 Jul 2006 1:10AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Spencer, Peck, Heywood, Bigler
In Glendon, Long Valley, April 12th of congestion of the lungs and heart disease, George SPENCER, aged 42 years.

Deceased was the son of Moses R. and Anna SPENCER; was born in Hartford Conn., Oct, 1829; baptized by M. H. PECK, Salt Lake City, Oct 9, 1852; confirmed by J. L. HEYWOOD on the same day; ordained a teacher, by J. G. BIGLER, Nephi, March 5, 1853; ordained a Seventy by Joseph YOUNG at Kimball creek, May 18th, 1854; started on a mission to the States May 12th, 1871; returned Nov. 26th, 1871; took charge of the co-operative herd and cheese factory at Upper Kanab, April 1872; here his labors were arduous, and amid the storms he contracted a cold which terminated in his death. He was a man full of integrity and love for the principles of the gospel, and from the time that he joined the church to the day of his death he never faltered now swerved from the truth. He was universally beloved and esteemed; he left a large family.

Deseret News, Vol. XXI, No. 16, May 22, 1872, p. 228

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