Culbert King (1836)

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Birth31 Jan 1836 at Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, USA
Death27 Oct 1909 at Antimony, Garfield, Utah, USA
Burial27 Oct 1909 at Coyote, Garfield, Utah, USA

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Culbert King (1836) Biographical Sketch

Culbert King, Patriarch in the Panguitch Stake, Garfield county, Utah was born January 31, 1836, in the State of New York. His parents joined the Church and moved to Illinois, where the family became intimately acquainted with the Prophet Joseph Smith.

They joined the general exodus of the Saints in 1846 and crossed the plains in 1851, settling at Fillmore, Millard county, where they built the first house erected at that place.

The subject of this sketch served as a soldier during the Indian troubles both in the Walker and the Black Hawk wars, but afterwards became a great friend to the Indians and quite proficient in speaking their language.

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