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William Thorn

October 26, 1815–September 24, 1907

1 Born at Chalford, Oxfordshire, England; son of Margaret McGinty and Thomas Thorn. 2 Married Sarah Lowe, 1842; participated in plural marriage. 3 Baptized in England, 1849. 4 Immigrated to the United States aboard the George W. Bourne and traveled to the Salt Lake Valley, 1851. 5 Served as counselor in the Salt Lake City Seventh Ward bishopric, 1861–1870; appointed bishop of the Seventh Ward, 1870. 6 Died at Salt Lake City. 7 (See Document 3.3)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (http://archives.utah.gov, accessed Jan. 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 1330/650 (1907), William Thorn. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), William Thorn KWJC-PJK .
  2. [2] Utah death certificate, file no. 1330/650. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 1:610. “Family Tree,” database, William Thorn
  3. [3] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), William Thorn KWJC-PJK . Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Jan. 2015), memorial no. 52008959, William Thorn; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.
  4. [4] Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:610
  5. [5] Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:611. “Mormon Migration,” database, 1840–1932, Mormon Migration (http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu, accessed Jan. 2015), William Thorn; extracted from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Immigration Index CD (2000). “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), William Thorn.
  6. [6] Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:611. Minutes, Jan. 28, 1868, vol. 1, 1848–1869, Relief Society minutes and records, 1848–1922, Seventh Ward, Pioneer Stake, CHL (LR 12586 14).
  7. [7] Utah death certificate, file no. 1330/650.