Charles Wesley Wandell

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1819 April 12
Death Date
1875 March 14
Gender
Male

Alternate death day: 2 March 1875 (Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels)

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Born in Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States

1819 April 12
Mother
Miriam Haight
Father
Jacob Wandell

Baptized

1837 January 5 (Age 17)
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Additional Notes

After the martyrdom of the prophet Joseph Smith on June 27, 1844 in Carthage, Illinois Wandell went to St. Louis, Missouri, where he engaged in the local river trade as a steamboat officer.

Served in Australian Mission

1851 October–1852 May (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
California
Additional Notes

In 1851 he was called together with John Murdock to open a mission in Australia. He succeeded John Murdock as the mission president in 1852.

Served With

Called as President to Australian Mission

1852 May–1853 April (Age 33) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Australian Mission

Served in California Mission

1856 March 16 (Age 36) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States

Death

1875 March 14 (Age 55)
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