William Harrison Folsom

25 Mar 1815 - 19 Mar 1901
William Harrison Folsom (1815-1901) was born 25 Mar. 1815 in Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. He was the son of William Fullington Folsom and Hannah Skinner. He married Zerviah Eliza Clark about 1837; widowed 16 Aug. 1863. He married Elizabeth Gregory; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 17 Feb. 1843 in New York. He served alongside Wilford Woodruff from 1862 to 1888 as a Church architect. He died 19 Mar. 1901 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

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