This book contains a narrative history of the life of Mary Oldfield,born 28 June 1791 in Minisink, Orange County, New York. After her family moved to western New York, Mary married Eli Kelsey. They... More > raised a family of six children. Following her first husband's death, Mary joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She joined "the Mormons" in Nauvoo, Illinois and later crossed the plains to Utah Territory where she was one of the first settlers of Tooele, Utah.
Following the narrative history of Mary Oldfield's life is a color coded chronological time line including events that involved Mary and her family members. The time line provides valuable documentation of Mary's life as well as brings to life the complex interactions on her family.< Less