Edward Hunter

June 22, 1793–October 16, 1883

Born at Newtown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; son of Hannah Maris and Edward Hunter. Married Ann Standley, 1830; participated in plural marriage. Baptized in Pennsylvania, 1840. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1841. Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1847. Settled at Salt Lake City. Served as presiding bishop of the church, 1851–1883. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 3.25)


  1. [1] “People of the Time,” database, The Joseph Smith Papers (http://josephsmithpapers.org/reference, accessed Apr. 2014), Edward Hunter. William E. Hunter, Edward Hunter: Faithful Steward, ed. Janath Russell Cannon (Salt Lake City: Publishers Press, 1970). “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 4, 2016), Edward Hunter (KWJZ-3MS ).