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    Andrew Cahoon

    British

    • Departed From Home: 28 October 1846
    • Arrived At Home: 21 May 1848
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Winter Quarters
    • Notes: Journal History Oct. 28, 1846; Feb. 20, 1848 p. 2; May 21, 1848 p. 2 LR 1140 2 Image 32 Arrived in England: 23 January 1847 Departed: 20 February 1848

    Las Vegas

    • Called: 24 February 1856
    • Arrived In Field: 15 June 1856
    • Departed From Field: 23 March 1857
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: South Cottonwood, Utah Territory

    Stories and Documents

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 1, A-F, 63, Church History Library.

    Ordained 23 Dec 1844 by Wm. F. Cahoon, Harrison Burgess, and B. K. Elliott; entered the 2nd Quorum of Seventies; became the President of the 36th Quorum on 16th of Feb 1853.Source. 70s Rec, 2 Qrm, 1845, EDS Arc, pg. 16, 42; 3rd list, post-Nauvoo, EDS Arc, pg. 39.

    Nauvoo Restoration, comp., High Priests of Nauvoo and Early Salt Lake City, M251.33, p. 20, Church History Library.

    Ordained 14 Mar 1854 by Edward Hunter, R. Cahoon, and A. O. Smoot, Salt Lake City; ordained Bishop at the same time.Source: HP Qrm Rec, organized 23 Apr 1848, SLC, Utah, LDS Arc

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels Database, Andrew Cahoon.

    Brigham Young Company, arriving 20-24 Sep 1848

    British Mission manuscript history and historical reports, 1841-1971, LR 1140 2, Church History Library.

    LR 1140 2 Image 22Arrived in England: 23 January 1847Departed: 20 February 1848

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 137, Family History Library.

    Endowed: 10 Jan 1846, Nauvoo Temple

    Seventies Records, Biography p. 30.

    He was 21 years old at the time. Taken down in Nauvoo on August 25, 1845. Spells his mother's name as Thirza.

    A Gamble in the Desert: the Mormon Mission in Las Vegas (1855-1857), Woods, Fred Emmett 1956-, M277.93 W875g 2005, Church History Library

    Notes

    Seventies List p. 63 Seventies Autobiographies p. 30 High Priests Record p. 20 FamilySearch Biographical Encyclopedia 4:443 Alternate birth date: 21 Aug 1824; Alternate Baptism year 1833; alternate death date, Dec 14th, 1900