Thomas Baldwin Marsh (1799 - 1866) MP

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Birthplace: Acton, MA, USA
Death: Died in Ogden, UT, USA
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About Thomas Baldwin Marsh

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"...Thomas Baldwin Marsh (November 1, 1799 – January 1866) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He served as the first President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from 1835 to 1839. He was excommunicated from the Church in 1839, and remained disaffected for much of his life. Marsh rejoined the church in July 1857, but never again served in Church leadership positions..."

"...Marsh was born on November 1, 1799, in the town of Acton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to James Marsh and Mary Law. He spent his early life farming in Westmoreland, New Hampshire..."

"...He was married to Elizabeth Godkin on his twenty-first birthday in 1820..."

"...Thomas B. Marsh died in Ogden, Utah Territory in January 1866, apparently a pauper. He is buried at the Ogden Cemetery..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Thomas B. Marsh', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 16 October 2010, 18:40 UTC, <> [accessed 9 January 2011]



"...He married Hannah Adams of Wales in Utah on October 1, 1857. Since his first wife, Elizabeth, was still alive in Jasper County, Missouri, this was a de facto bigamous marriage..."



"...At some point in the early 1860s, Brigham Young sent Marsh to Lorin Farr and “Bishop West” of the Weber Stake, who then placed the broken old man under the care of David M. Stuart, presiding Elder of the Ogden First Ward. Stuart “furnished him a home and the necessities of life until he died” a pauper in Ogden on January 25, 1866. Stuart personally buried Marsh in the Ogden City Cemetery, where his barely-marked grave was quickly forgotten..."


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Thomas B. Marsh, Apostle, Church or Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints's Timeline

November 1, 1799
Acton, MA, USA
November 1, 1820
Age 21
August 10, 1821
Age 21
New York, NY, USA
Age 23
July 22, 1825
Age 25
Boston, MA, USA
March 26, 1827
Age 27
Boston, MA, USA
March 13, 1831
Age 31
Caneadea, NY, USA
August 29, 1833
Age 33
Jackson, MO, USA
August 29, 1833
Age 33
Jackson, MO, USA
Age 35
[object Object], MO, USA