Orlando Fish Mead (1823 - 1897)

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Birthplace: Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Usa
Death: Died in Price, Carbon County, Utah, Usa
Managed by: Bruce Trollip
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About Orlando Fish Mead

Original name: Orlando Fish Mead

Married Lydia Aby Presley, 27 Jan 1853, Salt Lake City, Utah

Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia Volume 4

Mead, Orlando Fish, a member of the Mormon Battalion, Company C, was born Jan. 10, 1823, in Wilton, Fairfield County, Conn., a son of Geo. Mead and Hannah Whitlock. He was baptized by Charles W. Wandell in New Canaan, Conn., in January, 1839, came to Nauvoo in 1841, was ordained an Elder and afterwards a Seventy, came west in 1846, and enlisted in the Battalion at Council Bluffs; arrived in the "Valley" in 1849, after working for some time on the Mormon Island, near Sacramento, and worked as a shoemaker for John A. Surfer. After his arrival in the "Valley" he located in Cottonwood, and later in Salt Lake City, and went south at the time of the "Move." After his marriage in 1853, he lived in Spanish Fork for 21 years. He located at Price, Utah, in 1885 where he died Feb. 26, 1897.

ORLANDO F. MEAD. Private. Mustered out with Company July 16, 1847, at Los Angeles, Cal.

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Orlando Fish Mead's Timeline

January 10, 1823
Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Usa
Age 32
Age 37
March 31, 1864
Age 41
Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, Usa
March 17, 1871
Age 48
Spanisk Fork, Utah County, Utah, Usa
December 27, 1873
Age 50
January 29, 1877
Age 54
Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, Usa
February 26, 1897
Age 74
Price, Carbon County, Utah, Usa