Christian Daniel Fjeldsted

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1829 January 20
Death Date
1905 December 23
Gender
Male

He was also set apart on 1 May 1865 to serve a mission to Europe, but that appears to not be the case as no other record confirms that he left Utah Territory for Europe.

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Born in Amager, Copenhagen, Denmark

1829 January 20
Mother
Ane Catherine Henrichsdatter
Father
Henrik Ludvig Fjeldsted

Baptized by President Samuel Hansen

1852 January 20 (Age 23)

Served in Scandinavian Mission

1867 April–1870 July (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
57th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
W. Woodruff

Arrived in Field

1867 July 31 (Age 38)

Arrived at Home

1870 August 10 (Age 41)
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
57th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

He labored among the Scandinavian Saints in the northern counties of Utah.

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1881 July–1884 April (Age 52) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
57th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
G. Q. Cannon

Arrived in Field

1881 September 1 (Age 52)

Arrived at Home

1884 April 28 (Age 55)

Served in Scandinavian Mission

1886 October–1888 October (Age 57) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
1st Council
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
F. D. Richards
Additional Notes

He was appointed mission president to replace Niels C. Flygare.

Arrived in Field

1886 November 16 (Age 57)

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1888 October–1890 September (Age 59) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
1st Council
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Scandinavian Mission

Arrived at Home

1892 October 18 (Age 63)

Served in Northern States Mission

1896 May 20–September 25 (Age 67) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
S. B. Young
Additional Notes

He was sent to preach among the Scandinavian people in Chicago.

Arrived in Field

1896 May 25 (Age 67)

Arrived at Home

1896 October 3 (Age 67)

Served in Scandinavian Mission

1901 April 2–September 23 (Age 72) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
1st Council
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Joseph W. McMurrin
Additional Notes

This was a special mission to assist Anthon L. Skanchy in purchasing property for the construction of a mission home and assembly hall in Copenhagen.

Arrived in Field

1901 April 22 (Age 72)

Arrived at Home

1901 October 10 (Age 72)

Served in Scandinavian Mission

1902 May–1904 October (Age 73) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Additional Notes

This was a special mission to assist Anton L. Skanchy with overseeing the construction of the mission home in Copenhagen. He was then appointed mission president to replace President Skanchy.

Images
Mission Photo

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1904 October–1905 July (Age 75) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Scandinavian Mission
Set Apart By
Heber J. Grant
Additional Notes

He oversaw the split of the Scandinavian Mission into the Swedish and Danish-Norwegian Missions.

Images
Mission Photo

Departed from Field

1905 July 24 (Age 76)

Death

1905 December 23 (Age 76)
Media
Christian Daniel Fjeldsted (1829 - 1905) Profile
Mission Photo
Mission Photo

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