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Doctrine and Covenants Historical Resources: Seymour Brunson

Doctrine and Covenants Historical Resources: Seymour Brunson, Doctrine and Covenants Historical Resources (2021)

Seymour Brunson, Doctrine and Covenants Historical Resources (2021)

Seymour Brunson

(1798–1840)

Seymour Brunson was born in Plattsburg, New York. He served in the War of 1812, and, in about 1823, he married Harriet Gould. He was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in January 1831 and ordained an elder by John Whitmer that same month. That December he was ordained a high priest. In January 1832, Brunson was instructed by revelation to “be united in the ministry” with Daniel Stanton (Doctrine and Covenants 75:30, 33), and he served a mission to Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia that year. He moved with other Church members to Caldwell County, Missouri, in 1836 or 1837. In 1839, he moved to Commerce, Illinois, which was later renamed Nauvoo, where he was appointed to the Nauvoo high council (Doctrine and Covenants 124:132). He died at Nauvoo.

References in the Doctrine and Covenants

Doctrine and Covenants 75124