Alpheus Cutler

Birth Date
1784 February 29
Death Date
1864 June 10
Gender
Male
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Born in Plainfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire

1784 February 29

Baptized by David W. Patten

1833 January 20 (Age 48)

Served in Central States Mission

1839 April 18–26 (Age 55) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Quincy, Illinois
Additional Notes

This was a brief mission in which many leaders of the Church went back into dangerous Missouri; while there Alpheus Cutler laid the foundation of the future Far West Temple. The revelation that said to lay the foundation was given 8 July 1838. Journal History 18 April 1939 said they left Quincy for Far West that date. JH 18 (p 3), 21, 26 (p 1) April 1839 - departure date, location, purpose "to fulfill revelation"

Served in Northern States Mission

1841–1842 (Age 56) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

JSP - to obtain lumber for Nauvoo Temple

Member of Nauvoo High Council

1841 January 19 (Age 56)

D&C 124: 132 At Nauvoo, Illinois

Served in Indians

1847 –December (Age 62) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Winter Quarters, Nebraska
Additional Notes

JSP - Before June 1844; several other records place this mission for the Spring of 1847. It was on the Grasshopper River in Indian Territory, and lasted about 6 months. Alpheus gave a report of his mission on Dec. 29, 1847.

Death in Manti, Freemont, Iowa United States

1864 June 10 (Age 80)
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