Carter, Simeon 

Biography

7 June 17941–3 Feb. 1869.2 Farmer.3 Born at Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.4 Son of Gideon Carter and Johanna Sims.5 Moved to Benson, Rutland Co., Vermont, by 1810.6 Married Lydia Kenyon, 2 Dec. 1818, at Benson.7 Moved to Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, by 1830.8 Baptized into LDS church, Feb. 1831.9 Ordained an elder.10 Ordained a high priest by Lyman Wight, 4 June 1831.11 Appointed to serve mission to Missouri with Solomon Hancock, June 1831.12 President of branch at Big Blue River, Kaw Township, Jackson Co., Missouri, 1833.13 Member of high council in Clay Co., Missouri, 1834, and of high council in Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, 1837.14 Exiled from Missouri, 1838.15 Located at Lee Co., Iowa Territory, 1840.16 Served mission to England, 1846–1849.17 Arrived at Salt Lake Valley, 1849.18 Moved to Brigham City, Box Elder Co., Utah Territory, by 1860.19 Died at Brigham City.20