Levi Ward Hancock (1803 - 1882)

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Birthplace: Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Washington, Washington, Utah
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About Levi Ward Hancock

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"...Levi Ward Hancock (April 7, 1803 – June 10, 1882) was an early convert to Mormonism and was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nearly fifty years. He was also one of the witnesses of the Book of Commandments.

Hancock was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1830, while living in Ohio, Hancock heard Latter Day Saint missionaries Parley P. Pratt, Sidney Rigdon, and Oliver Cowdery preaching in Mayfield. Convinced by their words, Hancock was baptized in the Latter Day Saint church. He was ordained an elder shortly after his baptism and in 1831 he served a proselyting mission to Missouri with Zebedee Coltrin..."

"...Like many early Latter Day Saints, Hancock practiced plural marriage. Hancock was married to five wives, three of whom eventually divorced him; he was the father of 18 children..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_W._Hancock

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Levi Hancock's Timeline

1803
April 7, 1803
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1830
November 16, 1830
Age 27
1833
March 29, 1833
Age 29
Kirtland, Lake Co.,Ohio, USA
1834
April 9, 1834
Age 31
Kirtland, OH, USA
1835
June 5, 1835
Age 32
Kirtland, Lake, OH
1836
May 14, 1836
Age 33
Kirkland, Geauga, Ohio
1841
April 19, 1841
Age 38
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL
1845
June 9, 1845
Age 42
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL
December 12, 1845
Age 42
1848
November 29, 1848
Age 45
Salt Lake, Salt Lake, UT