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Seymour Brunson, Sr.

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Plattsburgh, Clinton, NY, USA
Death: August 10, 1840 (41)
Nauvoo, IL, USA
Place of Burial: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Reuben Brunson and Sarah Brunson
Husband of Harriet Matilda Brunson
Father of Reuben Brunson; Lewis Brunson; Lecretia Brunson; Joseph Brunson; Seymour Brunson, Jr and 2 others
Brother of Samuel Brunson; Lewis Brunson; Amanda Cooper; William M. Brunson; Ornow Brunson and 5 others

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About Seymour Brunson, Sr.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Seymour Brunson (1 December, 1798 – August 10, 1840) was an early Mormon convert. He is most noted since it was at a speech given at his funeral that Joseph Smith first presented the doctrine of Baptism for the Dead..."

"...Brunson was born in Plattsburg, New York In 1813, at the age of 14, he enlisted in the United States military as a 16-year-old and served during the War of 1812.

In 1823, Brunson married Harriet Matilda Gould. They eventually had seven children..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Seymour Brunson', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 13 January 2011, 15:14 UTC, <> [accessed 18 January 2011]

Scriptural References:

Doctrine and Covenants 75: 33

Doctrine and Covenants 124:132

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Seymour Brunson, Sr.'s Timeline

December 1, 1798
Plattsburgh, Clinton, NY, USA
March 20, 1825
Age 26
Hector, New York, United States
January 27, 1831
Age 32
Mantua, Portage, OH, USA
Age 34
Oreton, Vinton County, Ohio, United States
November 20, 1834
Age 35
Bloomfield, Trumbull County, Ohio, United States
Age 36
Vinton, Gallia County, Ohio, United States
November 11, 1836
Age 37
Illinois, United States
March 3, 1839
Age 40
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, United States
August 10, 1840
Age 41
Nauvoo, IL, USA