Edwin Sobieski Little (1816 - 1846)

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Birthplace: Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, USA
Death: Died in Richardsons Point, Lees, IA
Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Edwin Sobieski Little

Edwin, a nephew of Brigham Young, was helping Brigham get across the Mississippi River during his exodus from Nauvoo. They waited until after midnight to cross on the ice. The last wagon to cross that morning fell through the ice. In freeing the wagon from the river, Edwin had to get in the water, and became soaked. He got sick from this soaking in the freezing water and never recovered. He died a few weeks later.

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Edwin Sobieski Little's Timeline

1816
January 22, 1816
Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, USA
1842
March 22, 1842
Age 26
Winchester, Scott, IL
1844
August 6, 1844
Age 28
Nauvoo,Hancock,Illinois,USA
1846
March 18, 1846
Age 30
Richardsons Point, Lees, IA