William Parsons

William Parsons (1807-1882) was born 27 Mar. 1807 in England. He married Mary Jenkins on 2 Jul. 1835 in Mathon, Worcestershire, England; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 24 Mar. 1840 in Herefordshire, England. He was ordained by Wilford Woodruff to the office of Priest on 13 May 1840 in England, and he sold land in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois to Wilford in 1842. He died 20 Sep. 1882 in Willard, Box Elder Co., Utah Territory.


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