Ozro French Eastman (1828 - 1916) MP

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Birthplace: Windham, VT, USA
Death: Died in Idaho Falls, ID, USA
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About Ozro French Eastman

"...Eastman, Ozro French – (7th Ten) Born Nov. 18, 1828, in Windham Co., Vt., to James and Clarissa Goss Eastman. His parents were baptized in 1843, and he became a member of the first company but was never baptized. He was loyal to Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball and other leaders of the Church. His father secured a wagon and team for him and received permission for Ozro to accompany the first company. After crossing the plains in 1847, he returned with Brigham Young's company to Winter Quarters that fall. It is said h established the first harness shop in Salt Lake City. He married Mary E. Whittle on Feb. 22, 1857, and they became parents of 10 children. In 1884 he moved to Eagle Rock, later Idaho Falls, Idaho, where he continued as a harness maker. He died in Idaho Falls, Idaho, March 26, 1916, at age 87..."

SOURCE: http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/58061/Biographies-of-the-original-1847-pioneer-company.html

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Ozro Eastman's Timeline

November 18, 1828
Windham, VT, USA
Age 14
February 22, 1858
Age 29
Provo, Utah County, Utah
November 27, 1858
Age 30
Salt Lake City, Utah
February 4, 1860
Age 31
Salt Lake City, Utah
April 3, 1861
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Utah
March 22, 1863
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Utah
April 2, 1865
Age 36
Salt Lake City, Utah
December 10, 1866
Age 38
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
July 25, 1870
Age 41
Salt Lake City, Utah