Waren A. Cowdery

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Waren A. Cowdery

Birthplace: Poultney, Rutland, VT, USA
Death: Died in Kirtland, Lake, OH, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Cowdery, Jr. and Rebecca Cowdrey
Husband of Patience Cowdery
Brother of Erastus Cowdery and Oliver Cowdery
Half brother of Lucy Pearce Young; Phoebe Cowdery and Rebecca Marie Cowdery

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Biographical Summary:

"...Cowdery, Warren A. Son of William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller. Born 5 October 1788 in Poultney, Rutland County, Vermont. (Elder brother of Oliver Cowdery.) Married Patience Simonds 22 September 1814 in Paulet, Vermont. Eleven children: Marcellus F., Warren F., Martius D., Lyman, Mary, Martha, Oliver P., Eleanor C., Jay William, John Simonds, and Sarah E. Resident and early physician of Paulet, Vermont. Moved from Vermont to Freedom, New York, about 1816; there continued to practice medicine and operated apothecary business. First postmaster of Freedom, New York, 1824; there built first brick house 1828. Joined Church before November 1831. Appointed presiding high priest of Freedom, New York, Branch 25 November 1834. Arrived with family in Kirtland, Ohio, 25 February 1836; resided there until death. Assisted in writing dedicatory prayer for Kirtland Temple 1836. Paid personal property tax on two cows in Kirtland 1837. Served as scribe and assistant recorder for Church 1836-37. Served as member of Kirtland high council May 1837. Edited Messenger and Advocate July-September 1837. Disaffected from Church leadership 1838. In 1850 Federal Census for Ohio listed with wife and six children as residents of Kirtland; there had assets of $700. Died in Kirtland, Ohio, 23 February 1851..."

SOURCE: http://byustudies.byu.edu/Resources/BioAlpha/MBRegisterC.aspx

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Waren A. Cowdery's Timeline

October 1788
Poultney, Rutland, VT, USA
February 23, 1851
Age 62
Kirtland, Lake, OH, USA