William Van Orden (1804 - 1844)

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Birthplace: Cairo, Green, New york, USA
Death: Died in Nauvoo, Handcock, Illinois, USA
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About William Van Orden

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"...William Van Orden (November 15, 1804 - August 1844) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint Movement. He was born in New York where he joined the church founded by Joseph Smith Jr.. He married Julia Ann Haight and later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois.

He was a member of the Nauvoo Legion and was assigned to guard the bodies of Joseph and Hyrum Smith after they were killed. After guarding the bodies in a rainstorm, William caught pneumonia and died..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Van Orden', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 13 November 2010, 13:12 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Van_Orden&oldid=396502382> [accessed 21 January 2011]

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William Van Orden's Timeline

November 15, 1804
Cairo, Green, New york, USA
December 27, 1826
Age 22
Catskill, NY, USA
January 13, 1828
Age 23
Windham, Greene, New York, USA
January 27, 1830
Age 25
Moravia, Cayuga, New York
January 2, 1834
Age 29
Moravia, NY, USA
September 25, 1836
Age 31
Moravia, NY, USA
April 3, 1839
Age 34
Moravia, NY, USA
July 14, 1844
Age 39
Nauvoo, Handcock, Illinois, USA