Edward Partridge was born 27 August 1793 in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States to William Partridge (1753-1836) and Jemima Bidwell (1765-1842) and died 27 May 1840 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States of unspecified causes. He married Lydia Clisbee (1793-1878) 22 August 1819 in Painesville, Lake County, Ohio.
Edward Partridge was a 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. 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.
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.
Marriage and Family
- Eliza Maria Partridge (1820-1886) - Plural wife of first Mormon Leader Joseph Smith and then of LDS Apostle Amasa Lyman.
- Harriet Pamela Partridge (1822-1840)
- Caroline E Partridge (1823-1908)
- Emily Dow Partridge (1824-1899) - Plural wife of first Mormon Leader Joseph Smith and then of Brigham Young
- Clisbee Partridge (1826-1829)
- Lydia Partridge (1830-1875)
- Edward Partridge (1833-1900)
|Offspring of Edward Partridge and Lydia Clisbee (1793-1878)|
|Eliza Maria Partridge (1820-1886)||20 April 1820 Painesville, Geauga County, Ohio, United States||2 March 1886 Oak City, Millard County, Utah, United States||Joseph Smith (1805-1844) Joseph Smith (1805-1844) Amasa Mason Lyman (1813-1877)|
|Harriet Pamela Partridge (1822-1840)|
|Caroline E Partridge (1823-1908)|
|Emily Dow Partridge (1824-1899)||28 February 1824 Painesville, Geauga County, Ohio, United States||9 December 1899 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States||Joseph Smith (1805-1844) Joseph Smith (1805-1844) Brigham Young (1801-1877)|
|Clisbee Partridge (1826-1829)|
|Lydia Partridge (1830-1875)|
|Edward Partridge (1833-1900)||25 June 1833 Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, United States||17 November 1900 Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States||Sarah Lucretia Clayton (1837-1919)|
- Saints Ch 16 - History of the LDS Church - 1833 Bishop Partridge is tarred and featherd by the Mob Terror in Jackson County, Missouri.
- Edward Partridge - Wikipedia