Erastus Snow

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1818 November 9
Death Date
1888 May 27
Gender
Male
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Born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

1818 November 9
Mother
Lucina Streeter
Father
Levi Snow

Baptized by William Snow

1833 February 3 (Age 14)
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Priest
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single

Served in Eastern States Mission

1836 April 6–December 21 (Age 17) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

Served in Eastern States Mission

1837 January 23 (Age 18) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

Served in Eastern States Mission

1837 April–1838 May (Age 18) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single

Served in Eastern States Mission

1840 April 28 (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married

Served in Eastern States Mission

1841 January–1843 November (Age 22) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–July 8 (Age 25) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

Purpose of the mission was to put before the people General Smith's views of the general government and to faithfully preach the gospel.

To Organize a Company for the Westward Journey

1847 February (Age 28)

D&C 136:12-14 at Winter Quarters, Omaha Nation, Iowa

Served in Eastern States Mission

1847 December 28 (Age 29) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Residence When Called
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1849 October–1852 March (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Deseret, United States
Additional Notes

Arrived in the field June 14, 1850. 

Served in Eastern States Mission

1856 January–1857 August (Age 37) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Served in Eastern States Mission

1860 September–1861 September (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Brigham Young

Death in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

1888 May 27 (Age 69)
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