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    Brigham Young

    Canada

    • December 1832–1833
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Canada
    • Departed From Home: December 1832
    • Arrived At Home: 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Accompanied Joseph Young and Elder Kimball

    New York and Earnestown-Loughborough, Canada

    • April 1833–July 1833
    • Age Called: 31
    • New York and Earnestown-Loughborough, Canada
    • Departed From Home: 1 April 1833
    • Arrived At Home: 13 July 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Accompanied his brother, Joseph; returned accompanying 20 or 30 brethren. 

    United States

    • February 1834–Unknown
    • Age Called: 32
    • United States
    • Departed From Home: 20 February 1834
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Notes: Labored without a companion.

    Pennsylvania, New York, and Earnestown, Canada.

    • May 1835–Unknown
    • Age Called: 33
    • Pennsylvania, New York, and Earnestown, Canada.
    • Departed From Home: 4 May 1835
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Notes: Also preached to several tribes of indians. 

    Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and other States

    • May 1836–September 1836
    • Age Called: 34
    • Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and other States
    • Departed From Home: 17 May 1836
    • Arrived At Home: 15 September 1836
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Started in companionship with Joseph Young and Elijah Reed, came back with Lyman E. Johnson and others coming to Kirtland. (Journal History)

    New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Ohio

    • February 1837–1837
    • Age Called: 35
    • New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Ohio
    • Departed From Home: 17 February 1837
    • End Date: 1837
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quroum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Notes: Left with Dr. Willard Richards, later accompanied Phinehas and George Richards.

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 28 July 1837
    • Arrived At Home: 19 August 1837
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Joined Joseph Smith for Fairport.

    Far West, Missouri

    • April 1839–Unknown
    • Age Called: 37
    • Far West, Missouri
    • Departed From Home: 18 April 1839
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Quincy, Illinois
    • Notes: Brigham Young and others of the Twelve traveled to Far West, Missouri in fulfillment of a Revelation recorded in the Doctrine and Covenants.

    British

    • Departed From Home: 18 September 1839
    • End Date: July 1840
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Commerce, Illinois

    British

    • Start Date: July 1840
    • Departed From Field: 21 April 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing

    Illinois

    • September 1842–November 1842
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Illinois
    • Departed From Home: September 1842
    • Arrived At Home: November 1842
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: July 1843
    • Arrived At Home: 22 October 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles

    United States

    • May 1844–August 1844
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • United States
    • Departed From Home: May 1844
    • Arrived At Home: 6 August 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois
    • Notes: Visited the different missions in the States. Joseph Smith was martyred while Brigham was on this mission.

    Stories and Documents

    British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

    See the index above for entries on his life and missionary service.

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple endowment register: 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 1.

    Copies available at the Church History and Family History Libraries.

    Notes

    Brigham Young was the second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.