David Sessions

1793– 1850

Born in Newry, Maine; married Patty Bartlett in 1812; baptized in Maine in 1835, one year after wife was baptized; gathered with Latter-day Saints in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; accepted mission call to Maine, 1842; immigrated to Salt Lake City in 1847, where he died. (See Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men, 1153; Smart, Mormon Midwife, 444–45; Compton, In Sacred Loneliness, 782; GQC journal, June 17, 1851.)