Historical records matching Charls D. Barnum
About Charls D. Barnum
"...Barnum, Charles D. – (8th Ten) Born near Brockville, Leeds, Co., Canada, May 9, 1800. He was baptized by John E. Page on July 25, 1836, and ordained a teacher in an area in Canada where Oliver Cowdery had proselyted. Barnum moved to Indiana two years later, and then to Far West, Mo., where he helped move some of the persecuted Saints to Quincy, Ill. He moved to Nauvoo, but his family refused to join him. He quarried stone for the Nauvoo Temple and served in the Nauvoo Legion. Three years later his family moved to Nauvoo. When he evacuated the city, his family again refused to accompany him. He traveled alone to Winter Quarters where he remarried. After being part of the original company of 1847, he returned to Winter Quarters. IN 1850, he traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in William Snow's company, and settled in the Fifteenth Ward. He served as a counselor to Bishop Andrew Cunningham from 1851-53. He died in Salt Lake City on Sept. 9, 1894, at age 94..."