Levi Ward Hancock

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About Levi Ward Hancock

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"...Levi Ward Hancock (April 7, 1803 – June 10, 1882) was an early convert to Mormonism and was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nearly fifty years. He was also one of the witnesses of the Book of Commandments.

Hancock was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1830, while living in Ohio, Hancock heard Latter Day Saint missionaries Parley P. Pratt, Sidney Rigdon, and Oliver Cowdery preaching in Mayfield. Convinced by their words, Hancock was baptized in the Latter Day Saint church. He was ordained an elder shortly after his baptism and in 1831 he served a proselyting mission to Missouri with Zebedee Coltrin..."

"...Like many early Latter Day Saints, Hancock practiced plural marriage. Hancock was married to five wives, three of whom eventually divorced him; he was the father of 18 children..."

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_W._Hancock

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Levi Ward Hancock's Timeline

April 7, 1803
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
November 16, 1830
Age 27
April 9, 1834
Age 31
Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio, United States
June 5, 1835
Age 32
Kirtland, Lake, OH
May 14, 1836
Age 33
Kirkland, Geauga, Ohio
April 16, 1838
Age 35
Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, United States
April 19, 1841
Age 38
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL
June 9, 1845
Age 42
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL
December 12, 1845
Age 42