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    Ephraim Hesmer Nye

    British

    • Set Apart: 10 April 1882
    • Arrived At Home: 29 June 1884
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 75th
    • Called From: Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Franklin D. Richards

    California

    • Set Apart: 10 November 1896
    • Arrived At Home: 31 May 1901
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Harriet Maria Horsepool
    • Served with children
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 77th
    • Called From: Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Joseph Fielding Smith

    Eastern States

    • Set Apart: 7 January 1902
    • Arrived In Field: 24 January 1902
    • End Date: 7 June 1902
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 77th
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: John Henry Smith
    • Notes: He was transferred to the Southern States Mission to serve as mission president.

    Southern States

    • Start Date: 3 July 1902
    • Called: 22 May 1902
    • Arrived In Field: 8 June 1902
    • End Date: 15 May 1903
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Harriet Maria Horsepool
    • Served with children
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 77th
    • Called From: Eastern States Mission
    • Set apart by: John Henry Smith
    • Notes: He was in the mission for about a month before he officially took over as mission president. He died in Columbia, South Carolina of heart disease while serving as mission president.

    Stories and Documents

    First Presidency missionary calls and recommendations, 1877-1918, Church History Library.

    On August 8, 1881, Ephraim H. Nye is recommended for a mission.

    First Presidency missionary calls and recommendations, 1877-1918, Church History Library.

    On October 13, 1896, E. H. Nye is willing to serve a mission.

    First Presidency missionary calls and recommendations, 1877-1918, Church History Library.

    On November 1, 1901, E. H. Nye accepts his call as a mission president of the Eastern States Mission.

    Mormon Missionary Diaries, Brigham Young University.

    Three journals spanning 1881 to 1902.

    California Mission history, 1846-1977, Church History Library.

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

    Eastern States Mission history, 1830-1977, Church History Library.

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

    Southern States Mission history, 1832-1964, Church History Library.

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