Isaac Perry Decker

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About Isaac Perry Decker

"...Decker, Isaac Perry – (3rd Ten) One of two children in the first company, he was born Aug. 7, 1840, in Winchester, Scott Co., Ill., to Isaac and Harriet Page Wheeler Decker. His mother and father divorced in March 1843, and she later married Lorenzo Dow Yung, changing her name to Harriet Decker Young. His father remained a faithful member and came to Salt Lake City in a later company, where he died in 1873. After arriving, Isaac and his mother lived in the Old Fort until Lorenzo built a cabin near the Eagle Gate in Salt Lake City. The boy saw the struggles of the members during the exodus, the trek west, the meager first years including the miracle of the gulls, and the growth of Salt Lake City. In mid-life he made his home in Provo, Utah, where his son, C.F. Decker, was mayor for a time. He died Jan. 24, 1916, among the last of the original pioneer company, at age 75..."

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


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Isaac Perry Decker's Timeline

1840
August 7, 1840
Winchester, Scott County, Illinois, USA
1860
November 28, 1860
Age 20
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States
1862
July 21, 1862
Age 21
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1863
September 15, 1863
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1866
June 5, 1866
Age 25
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1868
November 8, 1868
Age 28
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1870
July 30, 1870
Age 29
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, United States
1873
June 29, 1873
Age 32
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, United States
1874
August 23, 1874
Age 34
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, United States