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Eastern States

  • Start Date: 1833
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Notes: In the missionary report of his companion, Truman Wait, he states that he served another mission in 1833 with Brother Milo Andrus who would have been 19 at that time. - Source: Missionary Reports 1831-1900

Ohio

  • 1840–Unknown
  • Age Called: Unknown
  • Ohio
  • Start Date: 1840
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Priesthood office: Elder
  • Called From: Nauvoo

Nauvoo Counties.

  • June 1844–June 1844
  • Age Called: Unknown
  • Nauvoo Counties.
  • Set Apart: June 1844
  • Arrived At Home: 29 June 1844
  • Mission type: Other
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Priesthood office: Seventy
  • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Notes: This was a political mission for Joseph Smith's Presidency. Sent to the Southern part of Ohio April, 1844 for two months with Elder John Loveless. It was aborted when John Loveless heard that Joseph Smith had been killed.

British

  • Arrived In Field: 6 July 1848
  • Arrived At Home: 30 May 1850
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Plurally Married
  • Served with children
  • Priesthood office: Seventy
  • Called From: Nebraska or Iowa "Wilderness"
  • Notes: Milo Andrus traveled with his second wife, Sarah Ann Miles, who was 6 months pregnant when they arrived in England. Milo Andrus Jr. was born 1 October 1848 in Liverpool, England.

Eastern States

  • Set Apart: April 1854
  • Arrived At Home: 25 October 1855
  • Mission type: Other
  • Marital Status: Plurally Married
  • Priesthood office: Seventy
  • Called From: Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah
  • Notes: He was set apart to serve as the president of the St. Louis Stake of Zion in 1854. He returned with a company of Saints in 1855.

British

  • Start Date: 1859
  • Arrived At Home: 12 September 1861
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Plurally Married
  • Priesthood office: Seventy
  • Called From: Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

United States

  • October 1869–February 1870
  • Age Called: 55
  • United States
  • Set Apart: 9 October 1869
  • End Date: February 1870
  • Priesthood office: Seventy
  • Quorum: 10th
  • Called From: Dry Creek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Set apart by: Lorenzo Snow
  • Notes: When the railroad was completed many of the men went east on short missions Milo was among these men. This was a five month mission

Canada

  • Unknown–Unknown
  • Age Called: Unknown
  • Canada
  • Mission type: Proselytizing
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Priesthood office: Elder
  • Called From: Nauvoo

Stories and Documents

Milo Andrus diary, 1849-1850, Church History Library.

Account of his missionary activities in England where he served in Liverpool Conference of British Mission.

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

See the index above for entries on his service.

Historical Department journal history of the Church, 17 July 1848, p. 7.

mission to England with 8 others under the leadership of Orson Pratt.

"Milo Andrus," Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels.

He led companies to Utah in 1850, 1855, and 1861 as he returned from missions.

Ivan J. Barrett, Trumpeter of God: Fascinating True Stories of the Great Missionary and Colonizer, Milo Andrus (American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 1992).

Notes

Most sources list Wilmington or Pleasant Valley, New York as his birth place. Wilmington was organized out of Jay in 1822 Pleasant Valley is not a jurisdiction, but rather a description of the area. His mother's name is also spelled "Azubah."