Barnabas Lathrop Adams

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About Barnabas Lathrop Adams

Mormon Pioneer

"...Adams, Barnabas L. – (2nd Ten) Born Aug. 28, 1812, near Perth, Upper Canada, of Vermont parentage and was converted to the Church at age 23. He came to Missouri with the "Canada Camp," under Elder John E. Page. In 1846, he married Julia Ann Banker. Adams was elected for the original company and became a night guard over the animals. Once hired to float logs down the Mississippi River from Iowa to St. Louis, Mo., he used his experience during river fordings. After crossing the plains with Brigham Young's company in 1847, he immediately returned to Winter Quarters for his family. He brought his family into the Salt Lake Valley in 1848 and settled in the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Adams furnished lumber for the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the Salt Lake Theater, and other public buildings. In 1869, he injured himself internally while lifting the bed of a wagon and died June 2, 1869, at age 56, leaving a large family..."


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Barnabas Lathrop Adams's Timeline

August 28, 1812
Beverley, Bastard, Leeds, Ontario, Canada
Age 22
February 3, 1846
Age 33
February 3, 1846
Age 33
June 23, 1846
Age 33
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, United States
June 23, 1846
Age 33
Des Moines, Polk, IA
August 11, 1847
Age 34
Farnhamville, Calhoun, Iowa, USA
November 9, 1848
Age 36
Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
October 7, 1850
Age 38
Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
December 22, 1851
Age 39