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    Orson Hyde

    Ohio

    • October 1831–November 1831
    • Age Called: 26
    • Ohio
    • Departed From Home: 5 October 1831
    • Arrived At Home: November 1831
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
    • Set apart by: Joseph Smith
    • Notes: Went with Elder Hyrum Smith to the Campbellites of Ohio. Many branches were organized.

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 1 February 1832
    • Arrived At Home: December 1832
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
    • Notes: Traveled as a missionary in New York, Massechusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine and other Eastern States, together with Samuel H. Smith

    Ohio and Pennsylvania

    • March 1833–June 1833
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Ohio and Pennsylvania
    • Departed From Home: March 1833
    • Arrived At Home: June 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Early in 1833, with Elder Hyrum Smith, he took a mission to Pennsylvania and Ohio, baptizing many persons into the Church.

    Missouri

    • September 1833–November 1833
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Missouri
    • Departed From Home: September 1833
    • Arrived At Home: 25 November 1833
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
    • Notes: Served a special mission to Missouri, together with John Gould in behalf of the persecuted Saints in Jackson County.

    New York and Pennsylvania

    • February 1834–April 1834
    • Age Called: 29
    • New York and Pennsylvania
    • Departed From Home: 26 February 1834
    • Arrived At Home: 24 April 1834
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
    • Notes: Traveled in New York, principally for the purpose of getting volunteers for Zions Camp. He also preached.

    Pennsylvannia, New York, Toronto and Kingston, Canada, Eastern States

    • May 1835–September 1835
    • Age Called: 30
    • Pennsylvannia, New York, Toronto and Kingston, Canada, Eastern States
    • Departed From Home: 4 May 1835
    • Arrived At Home: 26 September 1835
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio

    Ohio

    • April 1836–May 1836
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Ohio
    • Departed From Home: April 1836
    • Arrived At Home: 4 May 1836
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
    • Notes: Three week mission.

    British

    • Departed From Home: 13 June 1837
    • Departed From Field: 20 April 1838
    • Arrived At Home: 22 May 1838
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio

    Illinois and Indiana

    • November 1839–January 1840
    • Age Called: 34
    • Illinois and Indiana
    • Departed From Home: 14 November 1839
    • Departed From Field: 6 January 1840
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Commerce, Illinois
    • Notes: Had expected to accompany others of the Apostles to England, was prevented from going through sickness, and he labored as a missionary in Illinois, and Indiana. He also spent time raising funds.

    Palestine

    • April 1840–September 1842
    • Age Called: 35
    • Palestine
    • Departed From Home: 15 April 1840
    • Departed From Field: 2 September 1842
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
    • Notes: After laboring in a number of States and Great Britain, filled an important mission to Palestine, where he dedicated the land for the gathering of the Jews, October 21, 1841.

    British

    • Arrived In Field: 3 March 1841
    • Departed From Field: 2 September 1842
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Notes: This is part of the 1840 mission to Palestine.

    Lee, County, Illinois

    • July 1843–Unknown
    • Age Called: 38
    • Lee, County, Illinois
    • Called: 3 July 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles

    Boston and Philadelphia

    • August 1843–Unknown
    • Age Called: 38
    • Boston and Philadelphia
    • Departed From Home: 17 August 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 4 April 1844
    • Arrived At Home: 11 August 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

    St. Louis, Missouri

    • September 1844–Unknown
    • Age Called: 39
    • St. Louis, Missouri
    • Departed From Home: 10 September 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

    British

    • Departed From Home: 31 July 1846
    • Arrived In Field: 3 October 1846
    • Arrived At Home: 8 April 1847
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Council Bluffs

    Washington D.C.

    • December 1847–February 1848
    • Age Called: 42
    • Washington D.C.
    • Called: 6 December 1847
    • Arrived At Home: 14 February 1848
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 1 July 1848
    • Arrived At Home: 15 October 1848
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Called From: Kanesville, Iowa

    Gathering the poor Saints

    • September 1851–Unknown
    • Age Called: 46
    • Gathering the poor Saints
    • Called: 8 September 1851
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve Apostles
    • Notes: Called to assist in gathering the poor Saints.

    Stories and Documents

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 1, Family History Library.

    Birth 8 Jan 1805Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut(as of 10 Dec 1845)

    Andrew Jenson, "Hyde, Orson," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. 1 (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1901), 80-82.

    Describes missions and other aspects of his life.Ordained one of the Twelve Apostles in Kirtland, Ohio on February 15, 1835

    “Orson Hyde” (biographical entry), The Joseph Smith Papers.

    Baptized into LDS Church by Sidney Rigdon and ordained an elder by Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon Oct 1831 in Kirtland. Ordained a High Priest by Oliver Cowdery, 26 Oct. 1831. Ordained member of Quorum of the Twelve by Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris, 15 Feb 1835 in Kirtland

    British Mission manuscript history and historical reports, 1841-1971, LR 1140 2, image 4-5.

    Name- Orson HydePriesthood- ApostleHome Residence- Kirtland OhioDate of Arrival in Liverpool- 20 July 1837Vessel- GarrickRef-Mill Star 16:12Date of Departure from Liverpool- 20 Apr 1838Vessel- GarrickReferences- Hist. Rec. 36; Mill Star 16:147

    British Mission history 1841-1971, LR 1140 2, image 32, Church History Library.

    Arrived in England: 3 October 1846Departed: 23 February 1847

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 28 September 1833, images 335-338.

    Arrived in Zion (Missouri) with Elder Gould.Dispatched to the Governor of the State of Missouri with Elder W. W. Phelps.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 4 May 1835, image 156.

    The Twelve departed their families on May 5 and headed to New York.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 4 May 1836, images 160-161.

    Report of his three week mission in Portage county, Ohio.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 13 June 1837, image 82.

    Left Kirtland for mission with Heber C. Kimball, Willard Richards, and Joseph Fielding. Brigham Young and others accompanied them to their steamer.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 14 November 1839, image 329.

    George W. Robinson was his companion for a short while.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 6 April 1840, image 93.

    It was resolved that "Elder Orson Hyde proceed on his mission to the Jews."

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

    Called on a special mission in Illinois.[Times and Seasons 4: 240]

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 25 October 1831, images 141-147.

    Called on his mission on 11 Oct 1831.Ordained High Priest on 25 Oct 1831.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1 February 1832, image 29.

    Departed on their mission Feb 1. This contains missionary report.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 17 March 1834, image.

    In Livingston County, new York, Joseph Smith wrote: "I was also decided that Elder Orson Hyde should tarry and preach in the regions round about, until the money should be obtained, and then carry it with him to Kirtland."

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 20 February 1834, image 72.

    Called to travel with Elder Orson Pratt (& Harrison Sagers) "east to obtain donations for Zion, and means to redeem the farm on which the house of the Lord stands."

    The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 26:774-776.

    Mission with Hyrum Smith to Ohio.Early spring 1832 a mission with Samuel H. Smith to New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island,and MaineMission with Hyrum Smith spring 1833. Went to Ohio and Pennsylvania. Returned to Kirtland in summer 1833.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 15 April 1840, image 102.

    "Elder Orson Hyde left Commerce, Ill., for Jerusalem."

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 4 March 1840, image 56.

    Sine the first of January was raising funds for the printing of the History of the Church from 1833 to 1839.The printing was not finished on the 6th of January as promised. Orson Hyde had to return due to poor health.As of March 4, 1840, he was preparing to go on another mission.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 6 December 1847, image 463.

    Called to go East with Ezra T. Benson to procured means to help the saints.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 8 April 1840, image .

    Elder John E. Page appointed to accompany Orson Hyde on mission to the Jews.

    "Orson Hyde" General Epistles, CHL.

    Notes

    Baptized in the fall on 1831 by Sidney Rigdon and soon afterwards ordained an elder. Ordained a High Priest October 25, 1831. Ordained an apostle 15 Feb 1835.