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Birthplace: Hamilton, Madison, New York, Usa
Death: Died in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
Cause of death: Died of Pneumonia
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About Joseph Stacy Murdock


Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Joseph Stacy Murdock (June 26, 1822 – February 14, 1899) was an American colonizer, leader, and Latter-day Saint hymn writer. He wrote the words to "Come Listen to a Prophet's Voice."..."

"...Joseph was born in upstate New York in 1822. While there, he married Eunice Sweet. He and his family were taught by a Latter-day Saint missionary and were baptized into that church. They had a desire to live with others of their faith and moved to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1841..."

"...He and his wife migrated with the Mormon population to the Utah Territory in Daniel Spencer's 1847 Mormon pioneer company..."

"...Joseph Murdock was asked by Brigham Young to enter the practice of plural marriage and was sent to jail for doing so in 1889. He had six wives: Eunice Sweet, Eliza Clark, Adeline Warner, Jane Sharp, Elizabeth Hunter, and Pernetta. He also had 32 children..."

"...He died of pneumonia at the age of 76 on February 14, 1899..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Joseph S. Murdock', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 13 November 2010, 23:19 UTC, <> [accessed 15 March 2011]

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Joseph Stacy Murdock's Timeline

February 14, 1899
Age 76
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
February 18, 1899
Age 76
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, Usa
June 26, 1822
Hamilton, Madison, New York, Usa
June 26, 1842
Age 20
Albany, Albany, New York, Usa
June 2, 1862
Age 39
January 21, 1846
Age 23
Nauvoo Illinois Temple
January 2, 1852
Age 29
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, Usa