Cyrus Culver Canfield (1817 - 1889)

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Birthplace: Champaign County, Ohio
Death: Died in Fallon Churchill County Nevada, USA
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About Cyrus Culver Canfield

Son of Samuel Canfield and Sabrina Davenport

Married Jane Louisa Jones, 9 Oct 1841

Married Clarissa Lora Jones, 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

Married Laura Albina Allen, 15 Jun 1851, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

3nd Lieutenant in Company D, Mormon Battalion

The Churchill County Eagle, The Fallon Standard, or The Churchill County Standard. The information for:

Canfield, C.C. Buried: 25 Dec. 1889. "25th of December 1889, officiate at the burial of C.C. Canfield aged about 76 years and Clem Cushman, witnesses., Joe Cushman, St. Clair, NV" Churchill County records.

  • Volunteer has taken photos at the little cemetery for all of the remaining grave stones/markers and there isn't a visible one for Cyrus. Records only mention that he is buried there. Volunteer posted the photo so there would be a view of the cemetery for him. There are only a few identified markers and others are white wood poles with no identification, rocks and overgrow

The Iowa Mormon Battalion

Company D

CYRUS C. CANFIELD, Second Lieutenant. Mustered out with Company July 16, 1847, at Los Angeles, Cal. Re-enlisted as First Lieutenant in Captain DAVIS’ new Company A, at Los Angeles, Cal, July 20, 1847.

Source: http://iagenweb.org/pottawattamie/mil/mormon-battalion-D.htm

Burial:

Saint Clair Cemetery

Frenchman

Churchill County

Nevada, USA

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25697089

++++++++++++++++++++++ Cyrus Culver Canfield (1817-1889), the son of Samuel Canfield and Sabrina Davenport, was a native of Champaign County, Ohio. He married Louisa Jones in Kirtland in October 1841, and they moved west with the Saints. They resided at Nauvoo where they received their endowments and were sealed for time and eternity. Cyrus entered polygamy at Nauvoo when he married Louisa’s sister, Clarissa Lora Jones and then married Laura Albina Allen in 1849. He joined the Mormon Battalion in 1846 and reached the Great Salt Lake City after being mustered out of service at Los Angeles in July 1847. His wives crossed the plains in 1848. Cyrus Canfield resided with his wives in Weber County. He had a few run-ins with the law (stealing horses and watches) and re-located in San Bernardino in 1855. Cyrus was excommunicated March 15, 1856 in San Bernardino (Deseret News, July 2, 1856)

Cyrus Culver Canfield (1817-1889), the son of Samuel Canfield and Sabrina Davenport, was a native of Champaign County, Ohio. He married Louisa Jones in Kirtland in October 1841, and they moved west with the Saints. They resided at Nauvoo where they received their endowments and were sealed for time and eternity. Cyrus entered polygamy at Nauvoo when he married Louisa’s sister, Clarissa Lora Jones and then married Laura Albina Allen in 1849. He joined the Mormon Battalion in 1846 and reached the Great Salt Lake City after being mustered out of service at Los Angeles in July 1847. His wives crossed the plains in 1848. Cyrus Canfield resided with his wives in Weber County. He had a few run-ins with the law (stealing horses and watches) and re-located in San Bernardino in 1855. Cyrus was excommunicated March 15, 1856 in San Bernardino (Deseret News, July 2, 1856)

According to source: http://www.earlymormoncollectibles.com/2012/01/normal-0-false-false-false-en-us-x-none_1891.html +++++++++++ Lyndon W. Cook, Rare Mormon Books. LDS Dealer

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Cyrus Canfield's Timeline

1817
December 20, 1817
Champaign County, Ohio
1839
June 11, 1839
Age 21
1841
October 9, 1841
Age 23
1844
1844
Age 26
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,Usa
1845
October 4, 1845
Age 27
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,Usa
1852
August 26, 1852
Age 34
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
1889
December 25, 1889
Age 72
Fallon Churchill County Nevada, USA
December, 1889
Age 71
Saint Clair Cemetery Frenchman Churchill County Nevada, USA
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