18 Jan. 1788–7 Jan. 1832. Born in Gedney, Lincolnshire, England. Emigrated to U.S., before 1818. Married Elizabeth Davis Goldsmith, ca. 1818. Lived in Newton Township (later in New York City), Queens Co., New York, Nov. 1820. Moved to New London Township, Huron Co., Ohio, by 1825. Baptized into LDS church by John Carl and Solomon Hancock, 10 Apr. 1831. Ordained an elder, by June 1831. Ordained a high priest by Oliver Cowdery, 25 Oct. 1831. Served mission to Chautauque Co., New York, Dec. 1831. Died from poisoning in Pomfret, Chautauque Co.