Ammon Meshach Tenney

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1844 November 16
Death Date
1925 October 28
Gender
Male

Born in Rand, Lee, Iowa Territory, United States

1844 November 16
Mother
Olive Strong
Father
Nathan Cram Tenney

Baptized by Seeley

1852 November 16 (Age 8)

Served in Western States Mission

1859 October (Age 14) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Fort Harmony, Iron, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
J D Lee
Additional Notes

Served as translator for Jacob Hamblin to the Moquis Indians. Labored primarily among the Zuni, Moquis, Isleta and Navajo Indians.

Served in Mexican Mission

1875 September–1876 June (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kanab, Kane, Utah Territory, United States

Departed from Home

1875 October 20 (Age 30)

Served in Western States Mission

1876 October–1883 June (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kanab, Kane, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
D H Wells

Called as President to Mexican Mission

1887 November–1888 December (Age 43) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married

Married Hettie Millicent Adams

1890 March 24 (Age 45)

Called as President to Mexican Mission

1901 June–1903 March (Age 56) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Set Apart By
John Henry Smith

Death

1925 October 28 (Age 80)
Media
Ammon Meshach Tenney (1844 - 1925) Profile

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