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Isaac Decker
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1799
Taghkanic
Columbia County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1873
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Son of Peter Decker and Hannah Snooks.

Married - Harriet Page Wheeler, 1820, New York.

Children - Harriet Amelia Decker, Fannie Maria Decker, Lucy Ann Decker, Charles Franklin Decker, Clarissa Clara Decker, Isaac Perry Decker.

Married - Mary Cannon, 20 Mar 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Married - Hannah Herbert, 15 Feb 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Children - Christina Decker, Edwin Little Decker, Hannah Maria Decker, James Henry Decker, James Isaac Decker.

Married - Annie Lucas, 31 May 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Children - Christine Decker, Lester Isaac Decker, Laura Decker, Louis Decker, Luna Josephine Decker, Clara Lavina Decker, Ella Eudora Decker.

History - The Decker family removed to Freedom, Cattarangus county, New York, and afterwards to New Portage, Portage county, Ohio, where they became converts to "Mormonism" and subsequently removed to Franklin, a few miles from Kirtland.

Isaac Decker was a prosperous farmer and gathered considerable means around him, but when the call was made, he freely placed everything upon the altar to relieve the financial distress of the Church. In the fall of 1837 the family went to Kirtland, penniless, and at the time the saints were leaving that town under the stress of dire persecution, Lorenzo D. Young gave Isaac Decker a team and otherwise assisted him on his journey to Missouri, whither the Decker's went in 1837.

In Missouri the family was exposed to the bitter storm of persecution which descended upon the saints there. Under the exterminating order of Gov. Boggs they fled to Quincy, Illinois, and subsequently resided at Winchester, where Harriet's son Isaac Perry was born. In 1841 the family removed to Nauvoo, where the husband and wife separated and Harriet became the wife of Lorenzo Dow Young, March 9, 1843. Bro. Young had been a true friend to the Decker family in Ohio and Missouri. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Decker (1778 - 1843)
  Hannah Snooks Decker (1780 - 1849)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Cannon Decker (1805 - 1884)
  Hannah Herbert Decker (1840 - 1865)
  Annie Lucas Decker (1835 - 1886)
  Harriet Page Wheeler Young (1803 - 1871)*
  Delight Day Decker (1804 - 1883)*
  Fannie Eliza Greene Decker (1822 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Lucy Ann Decker Young (1822 - 1890)*
  Charles Franklin Decker (1824 - 1901)*
  Harriet Amelia Decker Hanks (1826 - 1917)*
  Clarissa Clara Decker Young (1828 - 1889)*
  Fannie Maria Decker Little (1830 - 1881)*
  Isaac Perry Decker (1840 - 1916)*
  Hannah Maria Decker Turpin (1858 - 1911)*
  Lester Isaac Decker (1861 - 1924)*
  Christina Decker Cummings (1861 - 1927)*
  James Isaac Decker (1863 - 1920)*
  Edwin Little Decker (1865 - 1907)*
  Louis Decker (1868 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  James R Decker (1795 - 1860)**
  Isaac Decker (1799 - 1873)
  Elisha Decker (1802 - 1834)*
  Christina Decker (1803 - 1823)*
  Polly Decker (1806 - 1807)*
  Joseph Decker (1808 - 1817)*
  Calvin Decker (1813 - 1856)*
  Hannah Laura Decker Drake (1821 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: E_13_12__
 
Created by: SMSmith
Record added: May 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19358065
Isaac Decker
Added by: Judie Latshaw Huff
 
Isaac Decker
Added by: SMSmith
 
Isaac Decker
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Added by: Jim Tipton
 
 
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