Porter Rockwell

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Birthday
28, 1813
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 9, 1878 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1813
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 9, 1878 (64)

About

Known as The Destroying Angel of Mormondom, he worked as the personal bodyguard of Joseph Jr. and Brigham Young of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS).

Before Fame

When he was sixteen, he was baptized by LDS.

Trivia

He was the oldest living member of LDS at the time of his death of natural cause.

Family Life

His parents were Joseph Smith's neighbors Orin and Sarah Rockwell.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Joseph Smith, who founded Mormonism.