Lewis C. Bidamon
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Lewis C. Bidamon

Smith + Founder + Military Person
Male
Born Jan 16, 1806
Hometown Harmony Township,...
Died Feb 11, 1891
Death Place Nauvoo, Illinois
Religion Lutheran

Lewis Crum Bidamon was a leader in the Illinois militia that assisted Latter Day Saints in the 1846 "Battle of Nauvoo". In 1847, Bidamon married Emma Smith, the widow of Joseph Smith, Jr. , the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement; from this time, Bidamon was the stepfather of Joseph Smith III and the other surviving children of Joseph and Emma Smith.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1806 Birth Born on January 16, 1806.

TWENTIES

1827 21 Years Old Bidamon married Nancy Sebree in 1827, with whom he had four children. … Read More

THIRTIES

1842 36 Years Old After Nancy Bidamon died, Lewis Bidamon married Mary Ann Douglas in 1842, but the marriage only lasted six months. … Read More
1844 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Unlike the majority of Latter Day Saints, Emma Smith did not follow Brigham Young's suggestion that the Latter Day Saints leave Nauvoo and settle in the Salt Lake Valley in present-day Utah. Her husband Joseph Smith had been killed in 1844, and after his death Emma Smith decided to remain in Nauvoo.

FORTIES

1847 41 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1847, Bidamon married Emma Smith, the widow of Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement; from this time, Bidamon was the stepfather of Joseph Smith III and the other surviving children of Joseph and Emma Smith. … Read More

FIFTIES

1864 58 Years Old In 1864, during his seventeenth year of marriage to Emma, Bidamon fathered the child of Nancy Abercrombie, a widow who had recently moved to Nauvoo.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1879 73 Years Old After Emma died in 1879, Lewis Bidamon married Abercrombie. … Read More
1891 85 Years Old Died on February 11, 1891.
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