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    Addison Pratt

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Set Apart: 23 May 1843
    • Called: 11 May 1843
    • Departed From Home: 1 June 1843
    • End Date: 8 July 1845
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
    • Set apart by: Brigham Young

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Start Date: 8 July 1845
    • Departed From Field: 28 March 1847
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Tahitian Mission
    • Notes: He replaced Noah Rogers in running the mission when Rogers left for the United States.

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Departed From Home: 9 October 1849
    • Arrived In Field: 24 May 1850
    • Departed From Field: 16 May 1852
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Louisa Barnes
    • Served with children
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Deseret, United States
    • Notes: He was joined by his wife, Louisa Barnes Pratt, and their four daughters in October 1850.

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Departed From Home: 16 March 1856
    • Arrived At Home: 1 April 1857
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: San Bernardino

    Stories and Documents

    Addison Pratt autobiography and journals, 1843-1852, Church History Library.

    Account of missionary labors in Tahiti and activities in California and Salt Lake City, Utah.

    The records of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints at Toobouai, 1844-1882, Church History Library.

    Account of the missionary labors of Addison Pratt on Tubuai in the Society Islands.

    French-Polynesian Mission history, 1843-1978, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 2 part 1 for entries on his service.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 10 April 1843;, 15 oct 1848, etc.

    Entries found in April 10, 1843, Oct 15, 1848, June 10,pg 2, Sep 20, Oct 2, 6,pg 3; 7, 9, pg 9; 1849, May 11, 23, June 1, Sep 22, Oct 17, Nov 4, 1843, Oct 31, 1846; Sep 28, 1848.