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Alice Longstroth

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Stephen Longstroth and Ann Longstroth
Wife of Willard Joseph Richards, Apostle, Church of Latter-Day Saints; Moses Whittaker and George Darling Watt
Sister of Sarah Richards; Nanny Richards; George Longstroth; Ann Whitney and William Longstroth

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About Alice Longstroth

Marriage:

"...Also of interest is Richards's account of his fourth plural marriage, this one performed after Joseph Smith's death. Richards and his new wife, twenty-one-year-old Alice Longstroth (born January 28, 1824, died November 21, 1909)—sister to Sarah and Nanny—mutually covenanted a plural union between themselves without the aid of an outside officiator: "At 10. P.M. took Alice L h by the [hand] of our own free will and avow mutually acknowledge each other husband & wife, in a covenant not to be broken in time or Eternity for time & for all Eternity, to all intents & purposes as though the seal of the covenant had been placed upon us. for time & all Eternity & called upon God. & all the Holy angels—& Sarah Long—th to witness the same." Richards, Diary, December 23, 1845. Willard and Alice were not resealed in the Nauvoo Temple, and Alice subsequently wed Moses Whittaker (1820-52) and later George D. Watt (1824-1909)...

SOURCE: https://dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V38N03_13.pdf

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Whitaker, Alice Longstroth

Birth Date: 28 Jan. 1824 Death Date: 21 Nov. 1909 Gender: Female Age: 24 Company: Willard Richards Company (1848) >SOURCE: http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/1,15791,4018-1-3837,00.html

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Alice Longstroth's Timeline

1824
January 28, 1824
Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
February 22, 1824
Arncliffe,York,England
1838
1838
Age 13
1845
December 23, 1845
Age 21
1853
December 11, 1853
Age 29
1909
November 21, 1909
Age 85