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Gideon Hayden Carter

Birthplace: Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Ray, Missouri, USA
Cause of death: killed at Battle of Crooked River
Place of Burial: Caldwell, Missouri, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Gideon Carter and Johanna Carter
Husband of Charlotte Higbee and Hilda Carter
Father of Matilda Carter; Arvin Fayette Carter; Rosella Carter; Isaac Philo Carter; Gideon Carter and 1 other
Brother of Simeon Dagget Carter; Prudence Gibbs; Jared Carter; John Sims Carter; Susannah Abigail Carter and 1 other
Half brother of John Sims Sims Carter

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About Gideon Hayden Carter

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Birth: 1798 Killingworth Middlesex County Connecticut, USA

Death: Oct. 25, 1838 Ray County Missouri, USA at the Battle of Crooked River

Son of Gideon Carter and Johanah Sims. Born 1798 in Killingworth, Connecticut. Residing in Amherst, Ohio, 1831. Baptized 25 October 1831 by Joseph Smith at Orange, Ohio. Ordained priest by Oliver Cowdery 25 October 1831. Married Hilda Burwell. Six known children: Moses, Gideon, Philo, Ervin, Rosella, and Matilda. Ordained elder 25 January 1832. Appointed by revelation to preach with Sylvester Smith 25 January 1832 at Amherst Conference; with Smith traveled to Vermont, leaving Kirtland 5 April 1832 and returning August 1832. Married Charlotte Woods (born 1814 in New York) about 1835. Charter member of and owned stock in Kirtland Safety Society January 1837. Served on Kirtland high council 1837. Moved to Far West, Missouri 1838. Killed at Battle of Crooked River in Ray County, Missouri, 25 October 1838. Proxy sealing to Charlotte Woods in Nauvoo Temple 30 January 1846. (Cook, The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 154)

Buried: Far West Burying Ground

Family links:

  • Isaac Philo Carter (1829 - 1913)*

Burial: Far West Cemetery (Defunct) Caldwell County Missouri, USA

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Gideon Hayden Carter's Timeline

Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
June 9, 1823
Age 25
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
Age 26
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
Age 30
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
March 11, 1829
Age 31
Benson, Rutland , Vermont, USA
August 9, 1831
Age 33
Benson, Rutland, Vermont, USA
September 15, 1832
Age 34
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA
October 25, 1838
Age 40
Ray, Missouri, USA