Brigham Young

Birth Date
1801 June 1
Death Date
1877 August 29
Gender
Male
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Brigham Young was the second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Born in Wittingham, Windham, Vermont

1801 June 1
Mother
Abigail Howe
Father
John Young

Baptized by Eleazer Miller

1832 April 14 (Age 30)

Served in Canadian Mission

1832–1833 (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Accompanied Joseph Young and Elder Kimball

Served in Eastern States Mission

1833 April 1–July 13 (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Accompanied his brother, Joseph; returned accompanying 20 or 30 brethren. 

Served in Eastern States Mission

1834 February 20 (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Additional Notes

Labored without a companion.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835 May 4 (Age 33) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Also preached to several tribes of indians. 

Served in Eastern States Mission

1836 May 17–September 15 (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Started in companionship with Joseph Young and Elijah Reed, came back with Lyman E. Johnson and others coming to Kirtland. (Journal History)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1837 February 17–January (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quroum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Left with Dr. Willard Richards, later accompanied Phinehas and George Richards.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1837 July 28–August 19 (Age 36) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Joined Joseph Smith for Fairport.

Served in Central States Mission

1839 April 18 (Age 37) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Quincy, Illinois
Additional Notes

Brigham Young and others of the Twelve traveled to Far West, Missouri in fulfillment of a Revelation recorded in the Doctrine and Covenants.

Served in British Mission

1839 September–1840 July (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Commerce, Illinois

Called as President to British Mission

1840 July–1841 April (Age 39) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing

Served in Central States Mission

1842 September –November (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois

Served in Eastern States Mission

1843 July –October 22 (Age 42) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle

Served in Eastern States Mission

1844 May –August 6 (Age 42) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Visited the different missions in the States. Joseph Smith was martyred while Brigham was on this mission.

Death

1877 August 29 (Age 76)
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