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Rebecca White Bingham Lapenteur

May 30, 1818–March 28, 1899

Probably born at Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont; daughter of Rebecca Smith and Henry White. Died at Little Sioux, Harrison County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] 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), 289, Rebeckah White. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Aug. 2014), Release (Rebecca) White KWVG-5DZ . Maxine Belnap, “History of Henry and Rebekah White,” in “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2016), Rebecca Smith KWV9-38T , Memories. Vermont Secretary of State, “General Index to Vital Records of Vermont, early to 1870,” Henry White and Rebeckah Smith, Oct. 9, 1808; from original records in the Office of the Secretary of State, Montpelier, VT; FHL microfilm 27728, FHL. 1850 U.S. census, District 21, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, n.p., Rebecca Binham, NARA. 1885 Iowa state census, Little Sioux, Harrison Co., Iowa, p. 3, Rebecca Lavender, Iowa Historical Society, Des Moines. Harrison County (Iowa), Clerk of the District Court, “Register of Deaths, 1880–1910,” p. 113, Rebecca Larpenter, Mar. 28, 1899; from originals at the Harrison County Courthouse, Logan, IA; FHL microfilm 1513445, FHL.