About Jacob Burnham
"...Burnham, Jacob D. – (1st Ten) Born Oct. 1, 1820, in New York to Richard and Elizabeth Burnham. He was baptized Nov. 13, 1844. He received a patriarchal blessing by John Smith in Nauvoo in 1846. Although he was one of the original pioneers, he remained in the valley just a short time. He traveled to California, where records show that he paid tithing May 21, 1850. He died later that year at Greenwood Valley while mining for gold at about age 30..."