David Wyman Patten

November 14, 1799–October 25, 1838

Probably born in Vermont; son of Edith Cole and Benoni Patten. Died near Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri. 1 (See Document 3.13)


  1. [1] Lycurgus A. Wilson, Life of David W. Patten: The First Apostolic Martyr (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1900), 2. “Records of Early Church Families,” Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Jan. 1936, 30–34. Lyndon W. Cook, The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants (Provo, UT: Seventy’s Mission Bookstore, 1981), 226. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Feb. 2016), David Wyman Patten KWJR-T87 .