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    Lyman Omer Littlefield

    Alabama

    • April 1843–1843
    • Age Called: 23
    • Alabama
    • Called: 10 April 1843
    • End Date: 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Notes: (JH of Aprll 10, 1843)

    Clinton County, Illinois

    • July 1843–1843
    • Age Called: 23
    • Clinton County, Illinois
    • Called: 3 July 1843
    • Departed From Field: 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: Was called on a short mission to Clinton County, Illinois.

    Ohio

    • April 1844–Unknown
    • Age Called: 24
    • Ohio
    • Called: 15 April 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: “[Elders] will present before the people “General Smith’s views of the powers and policy of the General Government,” and seek diligently to get up electors who will go for him for the presidency. All Elders will be faithful in preaching the gospel.”

    British

    • Arrived In Field: 25 September 1847
    • Departed From Field: 6 June 1848
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: Mission listed in CR 100 160 bio of 1843-32 LR 1140 2 Image 32 Arrived in England Sept. 25, 1847 Millennial Star, Vol. 10, 1 March 1848 list that he writes a letter dated 7 February 1848 from Crewe. http://www.boap.org/LDS/Early-Saints/LLittlefield.html Autobiography of Lyman Omer Littlefield Boarded the ship Forest Monarch, 6 July 1848 for New York.

    Stories and Documents

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 14, Family History Library.

    Alternate birth day stated as 21 Nov. 1819. Seventy

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 2, G-O, 278, Church History Library.

    70s Rec, 6 Qrm, Bk B Sel, LDS Arc; 6 Qrm, 1844-46, pg 1-7

    The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 10:75.

    Letter to the Editor, written by L. O. Littlefield; dated February 7, 1848, Crewe, United Kingdom

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 15 April 1844, images 176-178.

    “[Elders] will present before the people “General Smith’s views of the powers and policy of the General Government,” and seek diligently to get up electors who will go for him for the presidency. All Elders will be faithful in preaching the gospel.”

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 3 July 1843, image 40.

    Was called on a short mission to Clinton County, Illinois.

    Notes

    Was a member of Zion's Camp in 1833. In 1847 he went on a mission to Great Britain. He returned in 1848 and was one of the early settlers in Kanesville. He came to Utah in 1860, and died Sept 1, 1893 in Smithfield, Cache, Utah (Deseret News of Sept. 9, 1893)