Dan Atwood

4 Nov 1787 - 17 Dec 1863
Dan Atwood (1787-1863) was born 4 Nov. 1787 in Mansfield Twp., Tolland Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Herman Atwood and Jerusha Case. He married Polly Sawyer on 16 Jan. 1812 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut. He hosted Wilford Woodruff while living in Massachusetts and traveled with him across the plains. He died 17 Dec. 1863 in Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

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