Catherine Curtis Spencer

March 21, 1811–March 12, 1846

Born at Canaan, Columbia County, New York; daughter of Patience Smith and Samuel A. Curtis. Died at Indian Creek, near Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa Territory; buried at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Catharine Spencer,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 3, Catherine C. Spencer. Aurelia Spencer Rogers, Life Sketches of Orson Spencer and Others, and History of Primary Work (Salt Lake City: Geo. Q. Cannon & Sons, 1898), 35–41. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 2014), Catherine Curtis KWJT-J65 . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Jan. 2014), memorial no. 23698500, Catherine Cannon Curtis Spencer; Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds, Nauvoo, IL.