Dimick Baker Huntington (1808 - 1879)

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Birthplace: Watertown, Jefferson, NY
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT
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About Dimick Baker Huntington

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Dimick Baker Huntington (May 26, 1808 – February 1, 1879) was a leading Indian interpreter in early Utah Territory. He also commissioned the Church History Panorama of C. C. A. Christensen to use in his presentations of the gospel to the Native Americans..."

"...Huntington was the son of William and Zina Baker Huntington. He was born at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York. Huntington married Fanny Marie Allen in 1830, they eventually had seven children. Huntington joined the Church of the Latter Day Saints in 1835, the same year as his parents..."

"...In 1842, Huntington was made coroner of Nauvoo.[5] After Joseph Smith's death, Huntington was among those who prepared Joseph and Hyrum Smith's bodies for burial and buried them in a secret location underneath the Nauvoo House..."

"...Huntington was a member of the Mormon Battalion. His family had come with him and they went to Pueblo, Colorado. One of Fanny's children was born there on January 1, 1847..."

"...Huntington was the first Indian interpreter in Utah Territory..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Dimick B. Huntington', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 January 2011, 02:46 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dimick_B._Huntington&oldid=406011478> [accessed 17 February 2011]


Dimick Huntington's Timeline

May 26, 1808
Watertown, Jefferson, NY
May 18, 1823
Age 14
April 28, 1830
Age 21
Watertown, Jefferson, NY
August 1, 1835
Age 27
January 20, 1846
Age 37
January 29, 1846
Age 37
April 9, 1851
Age 42
August 18, 1851
Age 43
February 1, 1879
Age 70
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT
August 27, 1951
Age 70