Gender
Female
Alternate Names
Stiles, Thirza

Cahoon, Thirza Stiles

Biography

18 Oct. 1789–21 Nov. 1866. Born in Lanesborough, New York. Daughter of Daniel Olds Stiles and Abigail Farrington. Moved to Newport, Herkimer Co., New York, by 1810. Married Reynolds Cahoon, 11 Dec. 1810. Moved to Harpersfield, Ashtabula Co., Ohio, 1811. Moved to near Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1825. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Parley P. Pratt, 12 Oct. 1830, in Kirtland. Moved to Missouri, June 1838; to Lee Co., Iowa Territory, 1839; and to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, by 1842. Charter member of Female Relief Society of Nauvoo. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley; arrived 24 Sept. 1848. Moved to South Cottonwood (later Murray), Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. Died at South Cottonwood.

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