History: Alfred Lunt – 40

Alfred Lunt
Written by Great-Great-Granddaughter, Kellie Jeanette Lunt 

Alfred Lunt was born 27 September 1845 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom to Edward, age 30, and his mother, Harriet Wood, age 22. He was the 1st of 8 children, and the 1st of 5 sons born to the couple.

When Alfred was 1 his sister, Ann Marie, was born 26 January 1847 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United States. She died 1 September 1849 when Alfred was 3 years old.

On 16 December 1848, when Alfred was 3, his sister, Elizabeth, was born in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Shedrick, Alfred’s brother, was born 2 October 1850 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, when Alfred was 5.

When Alfred was 8 his brother, Nephi, was born 23 May 1854 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. 

On 9 June 1856, when Alfred was 10, his brother, Moroni was born in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, He died 1 month later on 11 July 1856.

When Alfred was 11, he was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in April 1857.

Sarah Ann, Alfred’s youngest sister, was born in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States when Alfred was 12.

Alfred’s youngest brother, and last sibling, James Edward, was born 15 October 1860 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. Alfred was 15.

On 8 December 1865, when Alfred was 20, he completed his initiatory and endowment ordinances and was married and sealed for time and eternity to Priscilla Pitt in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Endowment House, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States,

Alfred’s first child, and only daughter, was born 17 November 1866 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. He was 21 at the time. 

Shedrick James, Alfred’s first son, was born 26 October 1869, when Alfred was 24, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

On 23 July 1872, when Alfred was 26, his son, George William was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. 

Alfred Oscar, Alfred’s son, was born 4 December 1874 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. Alfred was 29 years old at the time.

Alfred’s youngest child, John Edgar, was born 3 May 1880 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, when he was 34 years old.

On 7 June 1900, when Alfred was 54, he went with his parents to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Manti Utah Temple, which is located at 200 East 510 North in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, and they were sealed for time and eternity. Shortly after, Alfred’s mother passed away, when she was about 78 years old, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

Alfred’s father passed away 19 August 1909 when he was 94 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. Alfred was 63 at the time. 

Sarah Ann passed away on 27 December 1921 when she was 63 years old in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. Alfred was 76 at the time. 

Alfred died at the age of 77 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States on 26 November 1922. He was buried 3 days later, on the 29th, at Vine Bluff Cemetery, which is located at 1200 North 400 East in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. His plot number is A-5-21-5.