Benjamin Williams

21 Jun 1807 - 23 Dec 1842
Benjamin Williams (abt. 1806-1842) was born about 1806 in Herefordshire, England. He was the son of William Williams. He married Mary Rock on 4 Jul. 1837 in Hereford, Herefordshire, England. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 29 Mar. 1840 in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England. He served under the direction of Wilford Woodruff to teach and baptize others in 1840. He died in Dec. 1842 in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois.

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