Gideon Hayden Carter (c.1798 - 1838)

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Birthplace: Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Ray, Missouri, USA
Cause of death: killed at Battle of Crooked River
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About Gideon Hayden Carter

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Birth: 1798 Killingworth Middlesex County Connecticut, USA

Death: Oct. 25, 1838 Ray County Missouri, USA at the Battle of Crooked River

Son of Gideon Carter and Johanah Sims. Born 1798 in Killingworth, Connecticut. Residing in Amherst, Ohio, 1831. Baptized 25 October 1831 by Joseph Smith at Orange, Ohio. Ordained priest by Oliver Cowdery 25 October 1831. Married Hilda Burwell. Six known children: Moses, Gideon, Philo, Ervin, Rosella, and Matilda. Ordained elder 25 January 1832. Appointed by revelation to preach with Sylvester Smith 25 January 1832 at Amherst Conference; with Smith traveled to Vermont, leaving Kirtland 5 April 1832 and returning August 1832. Married Charlotte Woods (born 1814 in New York) about 1835. Charter member of and owned stock in Kirtland Safety Society January 1837. Served on Kirtland high council 1837. Moved to Far West, Missouri 1838. Killed at Battle of Crooked River in Ray County, Missouri, 25 October 1838. Proxy sealing to Charlotte Woods in Nauvoo Temple 30 January 1846. (Cook, The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 154)

Buried: Far West Burying Ground

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Children:
  • Isaac Philo Carter (1829 - 1913)*

Burial: Far West Cemetery (Defunct) Caldwell County Missouri, USA

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Gideon Hayden Carter's Timeline

1798
1798
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
1822
1822
Age 24
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
1823
June 9, 1823
Age 25
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
1824
1824
Age 26
Benson, VT, USA
1824
Age 26
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
1827
1827
Age 29
1828
1828
Age 30
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
1829
March 11, 1829
Age 31
Benson, Rutland , Vermont, USA
1831
August 9, 1831
Age 33
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
1832
September 15, 1832
Age 34
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA