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About Henry Garlie Sherwood
"...Sherwood, Henry G. – (5th Ten) Born April 20, 1785, in Kingsbury, N.Y. He was among those who contracted malaria when the Saints first arrived at Commerce, Ill., later to be Nauvoo. He was healed by Joseph Smith. Later he was appointed city marshal at Nauvoo. At Winter Quarters, he was appointed commissary general for the westward journey. Sherwood came down with mountain fever near the end of the trek, but recovered. After arriving in Salt Lake Valley, he made a drawing of the first city survey on a sheepskin, no paper being available. He became a member of the high council and spoke at an Independence Day celebration July 4, 1852. In 1852, he left to help colonize San Bernardino, Calif., and became surveyor for San Bernardino County. Recalled in 1856 because of Johnston's army, he became a Pony Express agent for a time. He later returned to San Bernardino, where he died Aug 15, 1857, at age 71..."
Biographical Summary #2:
Sherwood, Henry Garlie. Born 20 April 1785 at Kinsbury, Washington County, New York. Baptized before August 1832. Ordained elder by Jared and Simeon Carter August 1832. Moved to Kirtland about 1834. Worked on Kirtland Temple. Received blessing for working on Kirtland Temple 8 March 1835. Owned stock in Kirtland Safety Society. Appointed member of Kirtland high council 3 September 1837. Ordained high councilor 9 September 1837. Moved to Missouri 1838. Resided in DeWitt, Missouri, and in Daviess County. Expelled from DeWitt September 1838. Expelled from Missouri 1839. Appointed to sell Mormon properties in Clay County, Missouri, 5 April 1839. Appointed to travel to England with members of Twelve 6 May 1839. Did not fulfill assignment. Located in Commerce, Illinois, in summer of 1839. Miraculously healed from malaria fever by Joseph Smith 22 July 1839. Appointed member of Nauvoo high council 6 October 1839. Served as clerk for Nauvoo high council 1839-March 1840. Member of Nauvoo high council 1839-46. Appointed to assist in selling lots in City of Nauvoo 1840. Elected first Nauvoo city marshal 3 February 1841. Appointed to serve mission to New Orleans 16 August 1841. Left after 9 October 1841. Returned to Nauvoo by 30 April 1842. Appointed member of committee of three to build houses for wives of Twelve in England 1840. Two missions in 1845, locations unknown. Received endowment 12 December 1845. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Jane McMangle 21 January 1846. Sealed in Nauvoo Temple to Marcia Abbott 21 January 1846. To Salt Lake Valley by 1848. Appointed member of Salt Lake Stake high council March 1849. Made drawing of first survey of Salt Lake City on sheepskin. Left Salt Lake City for San Bernardino, California, September 1852 to survey ranch purchased by Church leaders. Appointed surveyor for San Bernardino County 1853. Conflict with Church leaders 1855-56. Appears to have apostatized 1855. Returned to Utah 1856. Agent in Salt Lake City for Pony Express Company. Returned to San Bernardino; died there 24 November 1867..."
SOURCE: BYU Studies, Biographical Register. Retrieved from http://byustudies.byu.edu/Resources/BioAlpha/MBRegisterS.aspx