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Luther Warner
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1798
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1850
Nebraska, USA

Luther-6 Warner was the son of David-5 C. Warner Sr. and his wife Mary Russell.

A LDS record has Luther as being born in Hadley, Hampshire, MA.

12 WARNER siblings.

Luther married Permilla Stanton on June 10, 1821, in upstate NY.

8 WARNER children:

1. Elnora Lucretia Warner, B-6/8/1822, Walworth, Ontario, New York, D-12/05/1865, Centerville, Davis, Utah; m. 1) Robert Berry [2 Berry children] in MI, m. 2) Simon Cooker Dalton (1806-1885) in Nauvoo, Hancock, IL [10 Dalton children]. Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, in 1849, with husband 2) Simon Cooker Dalton, with the Silas Richards Company, at age 22.

2. Mary Elizabeth Warner, B-2/18/1826, Manchester, Ontario, New York, D-11/28/1856, Farmington, Davis, Utah; m. Charles Dalton (1810-1891) [3 children]. Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, with LDS Company Unknown in 1848, at age 22.*

3. Isaac Stanton Warner, B-7/08/1829, Parma, Genesee, New York, D-3/13/1852 probably never married. Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, with LDS Company Unknown in 1850, at age 21.*

4. Adeline Louise Warner, B-12/15/1831, Palmer, Saratoga, New York, D-2/25/1903, CA; m. 1) Joseph Stacy Murdock [no children], m. 2) Garrett Fountain. Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, with LDS Company Unknown in 1850, at age 18.*

5. Laura Ann Warner, B-9/2/1833, Palmer, Saratoga, New York; D-1852; at age xxx m. Simon Cooker Dalton (1806-1885) [2 children]. Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, with LDS Company Unknown in 1850, at age 16.*

6. Tirza Permilla Warner, B-8/1/1835, Alabama, New York, D-5/17/1900, Chester, Fremont, Idaho; m. William Riley Howard (1820-1902) [7 or more children]. Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, with LDS Company Unknown in 1850, at age 14.*

7. Sarah Alemena Warner, B-8/18/1837, New York or MI, D~1852 .... Began the trip to Utah from Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, with LDS Company Unknown in 1850, at age 12.*

8. Charles Alma Warner, B-4/22/1840, Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, D-11/7/1911; m. married Harriet Ellen Lesueur (6/18/1850-5/7/1933) [10 children, plus 1 adopted]. Unknown when he began the trek to Utah; probably in 1850, with LDS Company Unknown, at age 10.

Roll Call of the Dead:

Luther Warner died in 1850 on the journey to Utah; his wife, Permelia (Stanton) Warner, died in 1876. His daughter, Elnora Lucretia m. 1) Robert Berry, m. 2) Simon Cooker Dalton. She died in 1865 after giving birth to 12 children; daughter Mary Elizabeth (m. Richard Davidson) died in 1856; son Isaac Stanton died in 1852; daughter Adeline Louise died in 1903; daughter Laura Ann (?m. Simon Cooker Dalton) died in 1852; daughter Terzia Permillia died in 1900; daughter Sarah died in 1852; son Charles Alma Berry died in 1911.
*From LDS records: "The death of their father, [Luther Warner, from cholera], near winter Quarters, Nebraska, on 6/14/1850, and the 1850 Utah Territorial census (taken in early 1851) prove that [these children] crossed the plains in 1850."
As an adult, Luther joined a Mormon caravan from his home in Reading, Hillsdale, MI, in 1850, probably with his wife, Permelia Stanton who was in Utah in the 1860 census. He became ill and within hours died from cholera (as did several other travelers) just west of the crossing of the Missouri Territory and into Nebraska. It is unknown, exactly, where he is buried.
Your help in locating the roadside burial site will be appreciated.

CLUES: From the diary of Jonathan Oldham Duke: "Crossed the Missouri [Territory]...on the 13 of June" (1850) "and traveled 12 miles and camped at a point of timber[.] This night brother [Luther] Warner was taken sick with the cholera...died the same day"...June 14..."intering (sic) him as decently as possible"..."On June 15, moved forward 12 miles, buried 5 more at a place the Brethren and sisters refer to as "Cholera Creek." Luther was 51 years old. James Pace Company (1850). [From the LDS Archives.]

1840 Homer, Calhoun, MI:
name: Luther Warner
residence: Homer, Calhoun, Michigan

NOTE: where are all his children? At least several should be at home with him...
A CLUE? Luther Warner's daughter Mary Elizabeth (Warner) m. Charles Dalton (Simon Cooker Dalton's brother) and left Winter Quarters with the Willard Richard Company on July 10th, 1848 and followed the other Saints (Mormons) who had left for the trip across the plains to the Great Salt Lake Valley. After a long and hard trip, the Dalton family arrived in Salt Lake City on October 19th, 1848.
WARNER Lineage: Luther-6 Warner, David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner, Andrew-1 WARNER, an Englishman who with his wife and several children sailed to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England.
ROMNEY Connection: Luther-6 WARNER; Elnora-7 (Warner) Berry-[Dalton]; Rosetta-8 Mary (Berry) Robison; Alma-9 (Robison) LaFount; Lenore-10 (LaFount) Romney; W. Mitt-11 ROMNEY: a prominent political figure who ran for President of the USA in 2012.
Preliminary source: "The Descendants of Andrew Warner," pub. 1919, by Lucien C. Warner and Josephine Genung Nichols, pgs. 202 and 704.
Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2012.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011. 
Family links: 
  David Calvin Warner (1758 - 1831)
  Mary Russell Warner (1754 - 1846)
  Permelia Stanton Warner (1797 - 1876)*
  Elnora Lucretia Warner Berry-Dalton (1822 - 1865)*
  Mary Elizabeth Warner Dalton (1826 - 1856)*
  Isaac Stanton Warner (1829 - 1852)*
  Adeline Louise Warner Fountain (1831 - 1903)*
  Laura Ann Warner Dalton (1833 - 1852)*
  Tirza Permilla Warner Howard (1836 - 1900)*
  Sarah Alamena Warner (1837 - 1852)*
  Charles Alma Warner (1840 - 1911)*
  Polly Warner Adams (1779 - 1861)*
  Wareham Warner (1779 - 1854)*
  Lucinda J. Warner Pembrook (1781 - 1815)*
  Lucretia Warner (1783 - 1803)*
  David Calvin Warner (1785 - 1876)*
  Anna Warner Church (1788 - 1855)*
  Russell Warner (1790 - 1828)*
  Stephen Warner (1792 - 1834)*
  Elizabeth Warner Johnson (1793 - 1854)*
  Harriet Warner Rice (1794 - 1863)*
  Elihu Warner (1796 - 1884)*
  John Warner (1797 - 1871)*
  Luther Warner (1798 - 1850)
*Calculated relationship
Note: This is a "memorial" stone rather than a headstone. It is not a cenotaph.
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: LDS trek to Utah, died from chlorea. "We had no boxes to bury them in, so they were wrapped in a white sheet and laid in the cold ground—not even a slab to mark their graves. Sometimes a large rock or tree marked their burial place..."
Created by: Mary E. Warner
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65208700

 Added: Dec. 18, 2013

- Mary E. Warner
 Added: May. 14, 2013

 Added: Mar. 21, 2013
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