George Darling Watt Sr.

Birth Date
1812 May 18
Death Date
1881 October 24
Gender
Male
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Alternate birth year: 1816; Endowed Dec. 22, 1845 (Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register) Alternate birth year: 1815 (Joseph Smith Papers Biographies, High Priests Record) Alternate birth date: May 18, 1812 (FamilySearch, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel) Died in Kaysville (Joseph Smith Papers Biographies) Emigrated to America in 1842; died Oct. 24, 1881 (Jenson's MSS Biography, FamilySearch)

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Born in Manchester, Lancashire, England

1812 May 18
Mother
Mary Ann Wood
Father
James Watt

Baptized by Heber C. Kimball

1837 July 30 (Age 25)

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–January (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

To help preside over the missionaries in Virginia who were assist with Joseph Smith's presidential campaign and preach the gospel.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1844 October 8 (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

Served with spouse Mary Gregson Watt

Served in British Mission

1846 June–1851 February (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Death

1881 October 24 (Age 69)
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