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    John Nicholson

    British

    • 1864–May 1866
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Sheffield, Hull, and Birmingham Conferences
    • Start Date: 1864
    • Departed From Field: 23 May 1866
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single

    British

    • Set Apart: 7 August 1878
    • End Date: 11 November 1880
    • Arrived In Field: 6 September 1878
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Joseph F Smith
    • Notes: His main responsibility was assisting with the publication of the Millennial Star. He also aided Orson Pratt in preparing the 1879 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants for printing in England.

    British

    • Set Apart: 28 May 1891
    • Departed From Field: 22 August 1891
    • Arrived In Field: 18 June 1891
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    • Set apart by: Geo Q Cannon

    Stories and Documents

    John Nicholson diary, 1864 October-1865 June, Church History Library.

    Account of his missionary activities in England.

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

    See the index above for entries on his service.

    "Book of Doctrine and Covenants," Millennial Star 41, no. 22 (2 June 1879): 347.

    Article mentioning his involvement in adding references to the 1879 edition of the Doctrine & Covenants.