Family Baptized by Abraham Palmer

The following note is found in John Walker's file:

1834: Returned from Stanstead, the family left for Ogdensburg, New York where they found a small branch of the Church (Some of Brother Kimball's first converts.) During 1835 children who were 8 or upwards were baptized by Elder Abraham Palmer.

Following is information about Abraham Palmer and his first wife, Patience Delilah Pierce.


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Spring of 1832

My decision to join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-daySaints (Mormon) was not well received by my wife and family. Shorlty after joining the church, I went to Stanstead Plains, Canada where I worked for a large manufacturing comany putting in improved machinery.