Charles Blanchard Thompson

Birth Date
1814 January 27
Death Date
1895 February 27
Gender
Male
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Born in Niskayuna, Schenectady, New York

1814 January 27

Served in Eastern States Mission

1840 January–1844 April (Age 25) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Labored, together with Nathan K. Knight, in New York; he attended several conferences in 1840, 1841, 1842, and 1843.

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–January (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Residence When Called
New York
Additional Notes

Elders were to faithfully preach the gospel and assist with Joseph Smith's US presidential campaign.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1844 October 8 (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Called to fill a mission at general conference Oct. 6-8, 1844 In Nauvoo, Brigham Young selected “men from the High Priest’s quorum to go abroad … to preside over the branches of the Church.” They were not to tarry for six months and return, “but to go and settle down, where they could take their families and tarry until the Temple is built.”

Death

1895 February 27 (Age 81)

Baptized

No dates given.
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