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George Prince

Birthplace: Fordham, Cambridge, England
Death: Died in Escalante,Garfield,Utah,USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Prince and Mary Harrold
Husband of Sarah Prince and Frances Sephia Prince
Father of Richard Prince; Francis William Prince; Francis Prince; Mary Ann Jolley; William Prince and 9 others
Brother of Rachel Prince; William Prince; Richard Prince; Lucy Prince; John Prince and 6 others
Half brother of Lucy Thurston

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About George Prince

George Prince was born in England. He moved to South Africa at the age of 26 because the English government was giving away tracts of land to make new settlements. George was always looking for the restored gospel and knew he would recognize it when he heard it. In treasures of Pioneer History an experience of his is related as follows "One evening at the end of a hard day’s travel as he was making him rounds to see that everything was all right for the night, someone called him by the name of ‘George.’ He turned and beheld a personage clothed In a long white robe, who told his that the Gospel had been restored and would be brought to him by two men, warning him to heed their teachings and accept them. He was told that he would know the men immediately upon seeing them. The gathering of Israel was also explained to him and urging that it should be done speedily lest part of his family be left behind."12 As George related the experience to his wife, she laughed calling his as visionary a man as Abraham of Old. Two years later as Billy, George’s son, was playing outside two men came up the path. Billy, upon recognizing the two men from his fathers vision ran into the house announcing the arrival of the men. The men were Mormon missionaries who taught and converted the Prince family. The Prince family immigrated to Utah in 1860 where they continued faithful in the Church.

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George Prince's Timeline

Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
December 22, 1815
Fordham, Cambridge, England
July 16, 1838
Age 22
Exning, Suffolk, England
July 31, 1840
Age 24
Burwell, Cambridge, England
June 3, 1843
Age 27
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
June 3, 1843
Age 27
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
October 23, 1848
Age 32
Elephant Hooks, Cape Colony, South Africa
November 15, 1850
Age 34
Elephant Hooks, Cape Colony, South Africa
January 26, 1854
Age 38
Elephant Hooks, Cape Colony , South Africa