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About Perry Fitzgerald

Mormon Pioneer

"...Fitzgerald, Perry – (11th Ten) Born Dec. 22, 1814, at Fayette Co., Pa., to John and Leah Phillips Fitzgerald. He was reared in Illinois where he married Mary Ann Cazot. He was baptized in 1842 and moved to Nauvoo, Ill. After arriving in the valley, he returned to Winter Quarters. Fitzgerald started across the plains a second time with Brigham Young on May 26, 1848. He moved to Draper, Salt Lake Co., Utah, where he built a permanent home, and was among the first five families in what was then South Willow Creek. His wife, Mary Ann, died in 1851 and he later married Ann Wilson. He took part in the Walker War and assisted in building various forts. He also farmed. During his lifetime, he earned a reputation for his scrupulous honesty. He died Oct. 4, 1889, at Draper, Utah, at age 74.."


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Perry Fitzgerald's Timeline

December 22, 1815
Redstone, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
August 8, 1847
Age 31
February 14, 1852
Age 36
September 16, 1852
Age 36
March 24, 1854
Age 38
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
August 10, 1855
Age 39
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, USA