Jabez Woodard

Birth Date
1821 October 7
Death Date
1870 March 2
Gender
Male
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Born in Debro, Aldenham, Hertfordshire, England

1821 October 7
Mother
Eleanor Webb
Father
James Woodard

Baptised

1849 August 10 (Age 27)

Served in Italian Mission

1850 September–1852 February (Age 28) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
England

Called as President to Italian Mission

1852 January–1854 March (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest

Served in Malta Mission

1852 February 26–May 16 (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Additional Notes

He accompanied Lorenzo Snow to open Malta for the preaching of the Gospel.

Served With

Called as President to Malta Mission

1852 May 16–30 (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Additional Notes

He was left briefly in charge of the mission after Lorenzo Snow departed and before Thomas Obray arrived.

Arrived at Home

1854 October (Age 32)

Called as President to Swiss Mission

1857 April–1861 May (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
West Jordan, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Wilford Woodruff
Additional Notes

As mission president he served as editor of the mission newspaper, Der Darsteller der Heiligen der Letzten Tage. The German Mission was absorbed by the Swiss and Italian Mission in 1861 and he continued as president of the new Swiss, Italian, and German Mission until the arrival of John L. Smith.

Arrived in Field

1857 August 20 (Age 35)

Arrived at Home

1861 September (Age 39)

Death

1870 March 2 (Age 48)

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