Seymour Brunson (1798 - 1840)

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Birthplace: Orwell, VT, USA
Death: Died in Nauvoo, IL, USA
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Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Seymour Brunson (1 December, 1798 – August 10, 1840) was an early Mormon convert. He is most noted since it was at a speech given at his funeral that Joseph Smith first presented the doctrine of Baptism for the Dead..."

"...Brunson was born in Plattsburg, New York In 1813, at the age of 14, he enlisted in the United States military as a 16-year-old and served during the War of 1812.

In 1823, Brunson married Harriet Matilda Gould. They eventually had seven children..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Seymour Brunson', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 13 January 2011, 15:14 UTC, <> [accessed 18 January 2011]

Scriptural References:

Doctrine and Covenants 75: 33

Doctrine and Covenants 124:132

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Seymour Brunson's Timeline

December 1, 1798
Orwell, VT, USA
January 27, 1831
Age 32
Mantua, Portage, OH, USA
June 10, 1840
Age 41
Hector, Seneca, New York
August 10, 1840
Age 41
Nauvoo, IL, USA
August 15, 1840
Age 41