Lott, Elizabeth Davis 

Biography

11 Mar. 17911–16 Dec. 1876.2 Born in Riverhead, Suffolk Co., New York.3 Daughter of Gilbert Davis and Abigail Reeve.4 Christened Presbyterian.5 Moved to Southold, Suffolk Co., by 1810.6 Married first Gilbert Goldsmith, 13 Apr. 1811, in Cutchogue, Suffolk Co.7 Joined Methodist church.8 Married second Joseph Blanchett Brackenbury, ca. 1818.9 Moved to Newton Township (later in New York City), Kings Co., New York, by Nov. 1820.10 Moved to New London, Huron Co., Ohio, 1824.11 Baptized into LDS church by John Carl, 10 Apr. 1831.12 Moved to Big Blue settlement, Jackson Co., Missouri, 1832.13 Married third Jabez Durfee (Durphy), 3 Mar. 1834, in Clay Co., Missouri.14 Moved to Far West, Missouri, ca. 1835; to Daviess Co., Missouri, Dec. 1837; to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, 1838; and to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1839.15 Present with Emma Smith in Nauvoo when JS’s body was brought from Carthage, Hancock Co., June 1844.16 Married fourth Cornelius Lott as a plural wife, 22 Jan. 1846, in Nauvoo.17 Moved to Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. territory (later in Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska), 1846; back to Quincy; to Pike Co., Illinois, by 1850; to Salt Lake City, 1855; to De Kalb Co., Missouri, 1857; back to Salt Lake City, 1858; to Washington, De Kalb Co., Missouri, by 1860; to Denver, ca. 1862; to San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., California, 1865; back to Salt Lake City, 1868; and to White Cloud, Doniphan Co., Kansas, by 1870.18 Baptized into RLDS church, 14 Nov. 1869.19 Died in White Cloud.20