Benjamin Lynn Clapp

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1814 August 19
Death Date
1865 October 31
Gender
Male

Born in West Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

1814 August 19
Mother
Margaret Ann Loy
Father
Lewis Ludwig Clapp
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Residence When Called
Missouri, United States

Baptized

1835 June 21 (Age 20)
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Illinois, United States
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Illinois, United States
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–June (Age 29) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

Called on a special mission to preside over three other elders.  They were to preach the gospel and to assist with Joseph Smith's presidential campaign in Tennessee (History journal, April 15, 1844, p. 2)

Served in Southern States Mission

1844 October–1845 April (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Death

1865 October 31 (Age 51)
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