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Zebedee Coltrin, Sr.

Birthplace: Ovid, Seneca County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Coltrin, Jr. and Sarah Coltrin
Husband of Sarah Coltrin; Julia Ann Coltrin and Mary Coltrin
Ex-husband of Lavina Elizabeth Coltrin Coates Ashcraft
Father of John Graham Coltrin; Mary Coltrin; Julia Ann Coltrin; Zebedee Graham Coltrin, Jr.; Joseph Coltrin and 5 others
Brother of Heman Coltrin; Graham Coltrin; Elisha C. Coltrin; Christy Coltrin; James Coltrin and 7 others

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About Zebedee Coltrin, Sr.

"...Coltrin, Zebedee – (5th Ten) Born Sept. 7, 1804, at Ovid, Seneca Co., N.Y., to John Jr. and Sarah Coltrin. He joined the Church soon after it was organized. He married Julia Ann Jennings. After she died, he married Mary Mott. After crossing with the first company, he returned for his family. However, because of lack of sufficient funds, they did not come to the Salt Lake Valley until 1851. He settled in Spanish Fork, Utah Co., Utah, and during the Indian conflicts, moved his family into a fort there. He helped survey the city site, helped build bridges, make roads and erect schools and meetinghouses. He was described as "one of the oldest members of the Church and was identified with many of the earliest incidents in the days of Kirtland. He was closely associated with the Prophet Joseph and has often testified of having been a witness of and participant in many marvelous spiritual manifestations." He served as one of the first Seven Presidents of the Seventy until it was learned that he had earlier been ordained a high priest. He died July 21, 1887, at age 82 in Spanish Fork, Utah..."

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

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebedee_Coltrin -------------------- Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847) Approximate age at departure: 42

cemetery records show "COLTRIN, JOHN G" owns adjacent plots of probable family members below; list names his parents (SARAH GRAHAM and JOHN COLTRIN) and birth-death locations

COLTRIN, ETHER G --b.not given -d.12/11/1883 COLTRIN, JOHN GRAHAM -b.04/01/1843 -d.2/26/1905 COLTRIN, ZEBEDDE -b.06/15/1851 -d.4/3/1918 COLTRIN, JOHN G -b.4/12/1905 -d.8/17/1905 COLTRIN, MARY MOTT -b.11/27/1800 -d.03/03/1886 COLTRIN, ZEBEDDE -b.09/07/1804 -d.07/20/1887

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Zebedee Coltrin, Sr.'s Timeline

September 7, 1804
Ovid, Seneca County, New York, United States
Age 21
October 1828
Age 24
February 5, 1843
Age 38
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
April 1, 1843
Age 38
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
July 1, 1846
Age 41
May 4, 1849
Age 44
June 15, 1850
Age 45
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
November 1852
Age 48
Palmyra, Utah, Utah, United States
January 29, 1854
Age 49
Palmyra, Utah, Utah, United States