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William Law

Birthplace: Tyrone, Ireland
Death: Died in Shullsburg, WI, USA
Place of Burial: Shullsburg, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Law and Mary Law
Husband of Jane Law

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About William Law

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...William Law (8 September 1809 – 5 August 1892) was an important figure in the early history of the Latter Day Saint movement, holding a position in the early church's First Presidency under Joseph Smith, Jr. Law was later excommunicated from the church and was the founder of the short-lived True Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Law was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, as the youngest of five children. His family moved to the United States around 1820, and he eventually ended up in Upper Canada. At the age of 24 he married Jane Silverthorn, who was 19 years old...."

"...Law eventually moved to Shullsburg, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, where he died in 1892..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Law (Latter Day Saints)', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 17 January 2011, 22:32 UTC, <> [accessed 19 January 2011]

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William Law's Timeline

September 8, 1809
Tyrone, Ireland
January 19, 1892
Age 82
Shullsburg, WI, USA
Shullsburg, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States