Freeman Nickerson

Birth Date
1779 February 5
Death Date
1847 January 12
Gender
Male
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Alternate Died Jan. 22, 1847 Ordained Elder by 1834 Alternative birth: Norwich Connecticut

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Born in South Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts

1779 February 5
Mother
Thankful Chase
Father
Eleaner Nickerson

Baptized by Zerubbabel Snow

1833 April (Age 54)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1833 October–1834 November (Age 54) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Journal History of Oct. 5, 1833. Special mission together with Joseph Smith Jun. and Sidney Rigdon. Labored in Mt Pleasant. They preached on the way. According to JSP, Freeman Nickerson convinced Joseph to go on this mission. He also provided the conveyance. See also Richard Bennett, "A Study of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Upper Canada, 1830 - 1850" p. 92 Appendix 3, Provo, Utah

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835–1836 (Age 56) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Journal History of 1 Feb. 1836. Served In New York, Massachusetts, and other states. Was still serving Feb 1, 1836, but departed soon thereafter.

Served in Canadian Mission

1836 April 6–May 26 (Age 57) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
Additional Notes

Journal History of May 26, 1836. Labored in Toronto. Richard Bennett, "A Study of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Upper Canada, 1830 - 1850" p. 92 Appendix 3, Provo, Utah Brigham Young University

Served in Eastern States Mission

1841–1844 (Age 61) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Journal History of May 18, 1842 Died on Prairie. See JSP.

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–January (Age 65) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinios
Additional Notes

See Journal History of Apr 15, 1844 He and his sons were called to serve at "FREE" JSP indicates that they went to Canada and Eastern States.  They were appointed to assist Joseph Smith's presidential campaign and preach the gospel. 

Served in Canadian Mission

1846 (Age 66) See Missionaries
Additional Notes

Richard Bennett, "A Study of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Upper Canada, 1830 - 1850" p. 92 Appendix 3, Provo, Utah Brigham Young University

Death

1847 January 12 (Age 67)
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