Dimick Baker Huntington (1808-1879)

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Alternate Names Dimick B. Huntington
Birth 26 May 1808
Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York, United States
Marriage Fannie Maria Allen, 28 April 1830
Death 1 February 1879
Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Callings
Occupations Farmer, blacksmith, shoemaker, constable, coroner, deputy sheriff, Indian interpreter[1]
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Dimick Baker Huntington was a leading Indian interpreter in early Utah Territory. He also commissioned C. C. A. Christensen to paint a Church History Panorama, which Huntington used in his presentations of the gospel to the Native Americans.

Published Works

  • A few words in the Utah and Sho-sho-nee dialects, alphabetically arranged (1854)
  • Vocabulary of the Utah and Sho-sho-ne or Snake dialects, with Indian legends and traditions: including a brief account of the life and death of Wah-ker, the Indian land pirate (1872)

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References

  1. "Huntington, Dimick Baker," Joseph Smith Papers website, http://josephsmithpapers.org/person?name=Dimick+Baker+Huntington