William Kay

William Kay Jr. (1810-1875) was born 11 Apr. 1810 in Chaigley, Lancashire, England. He was the son of William Kay and Elizabeth Mercer. He married Mary Twinberrow Wattis Bennet on 10 Feb. 1845; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized in 1837 in England. He served a mission in England from 1840 to 1844 with Wilford Woodruff and others. He died 25 Mar. 1875 in Ogden, Weber Co., Utah Territory.

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