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Edward Partridge
Birth: Aug. 27, 1793
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 27, 1840
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Mormon Relgious Leader. The first Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Upon the arrival at Kirtland, Ohio, of Parley P. Pratt, Oliver Cowdery, Peter Whitmer, and Ziba Peterson, Elders of the lately organized Church. A few days after his baptism Edward Partridge was ordained an Elder by Sidney Rigdon. Bishop Partridge, with seven others, including the Prophet, were present at the dedication of the site of the future Temple in Independence, Missouri. At one time he was surrounded out in the woods by a mob that then ordered him to flee the county to which he replied, "I answered that if I must suffer for my religion it was no more than others had done before me; that I was not conscious of having injured any one in the county, therefore I would not consent to leave it." The mob then began to strip him, beat him, then tar and feather him. He was present at the dedication of the Kirtland Temple and at subsequent ceremonies in that sacred edifice. He was imprisoned in Far West and sufferred many persecutions as did most. He left with the Saints to Nauvoo and died there years later. (bio by: Chad Stowell) 
Family links: 
  William Partridge (1753 - 1836)
  Jemima Bidwell Partridge (1765 - 1842)
  Lydia Clisbee Partridge (1793 - 1878)
  Oliver Partridge (1789 - 1872)*
  Edward Partridge (1793 - 1840)*
  Edward Partridge (1793 - 1840)
  Mercy Partridge Whitney (1795 - 1872)*
  Maria Partridge Brewer (1797 - 1866)*
  Samuel Partridge (1801 - 1880)*
  John Partridge (1803 - 1870)*
  Cotton Mather Partridge (1808 - 1856)*
  James H. Partridge (1810 - 1895)*
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Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Mar 21, 2002
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