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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
  • Set apart by: Brigham Young
  • Notes: Appointed at a council meeting on 11 May 1843 to fill a mission to the Pacific Islands.

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 Pratt
  • 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 ... at Toobouai [sic], 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.