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Alice Longstroth

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Stephen Longstroth and Ann Longstroth
Wife of Willard Joseph Richards, Apostle, Church of Latter-Day Saints; Moses Whittaker and George Darling Watt
Sister of Sarah Richards; Nanny Richards; George Longstroth; Ann Whitney and William Longstroth

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About Alice Longstroth

Marriage:

"...Also of interest is Richards's account of his fourth plural marriage, this one performed after Joseph Smith's death. Richards and his new wife, twenty-one-year-old Alice Longstroth (born January 28, 1824, died November 21, 1909)—sister to Sarah and Nanny—mutually covenanted a plural union between themselves without the aid of an outside officiator: "At 10. P.M. took Alice L h by the [hand] of our own free will and avow mutually acknowledge each other husband & wife, in a covenant not to be broken in time or Eternity for time & for all Eternity, to all intents & purposes as though the seal of the covenant had been placed upon us. for time & all Eternity & called upon God. & all the Holy angels—& Sarah Long—th to witness the same." Richards, Diary, December 23, 1845. Willard and Alice were not resealed in the Nauvoo Temple, and Alice subsequently wed Moses Whittaker (1820-52) and later George D. Watt (1824-1909)...

SOURCE: https://dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V38N03_13.pdf

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Whitaker, Alice Longstroth

Birth Date: 28 Jan. 1824 Death Date: 21 Nov. 1909 Gender: Female Age: 24 Company: Willard Richards Company (1848) >SOURCE: http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/1,15791,4018-1-3837,00.html

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Alice Longstroth's Timeline

1824
January 28, 1824
Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
February 22, 1824
Arncliffe,York,England
1909
November 21, 1909
Age 85