Jedediah Morgan Grant

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1816 February 21
Death Date
1856 December 1
Gender
Male

Born in Union, Broome, New York

1816 February 21
Mother
Athalia Nan Howard
Father
Joshua Grant III

Baptized by John F Boynton

1833 March 2 (Age 17)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835 May 22–October 15 (Age 19) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Labored in New York with Harvey Stanley. Included details up to their return.(JH of May 22, 1835) Ordained Elder after return from Zions Camp 1834, ordained a Seventy Feb 28, 1935, missions in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and North Carolina mentioned. Chosen as second counselor to President Brigham Young 1854. (AJ 1835-32) Departure and Return Dates (AJ Index 1835-32)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1836 April–1837 March (Age 20) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Labored with Harvey Stanley in New York, (JH of May 22, 1835. The reference to May 22 1836 is wrong, it was 1835.) Mentions a mission with Harvey Stanley to New York and departure date. Must have been 2 missions with Harvey Stanley to New York. See JS Papers.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1837 June–1838 October (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Mission to New York and North Carolina (AJ 1837-31) Also in Virginia and departure dates (JH December 15 1840) JH reference June 13 1837, person not found.

arrived at home

1838 November 12 (Age 22)

Served in Southern States Mission

1839 June 2 (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Quincy, Illinois
Additional Notes

Wrote letter from Airy, Surry Co, North Carolina, talking of labors in North Carolina and Virginia. (JH 15 Dec 1840)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1843 June–1844 April (Age 27) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

JH of Apr 7, Aug 6, 17,23,27 1843 and April 24 1844. April 7, 1843, sent to preside over church in Philadelphia, Aug 6,17: activities in Philadelphia; Aug 23, 27: went to New York and attended conference; April 24, 1844: arrived in Nauvoo.

Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinoiis
Additional Notes

Left on a mission to attend conferences in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan (JH of 9 May 1844) Also attended a conference in Philadelphia 1 September, 1844 (JH of Sep 1 and 4, 1844) Recalled to Nauvoo, before June 1844. (JS Papers/Obituary)

Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Winter Quarters
Additional Notes

Met in Council with President Brigham Young and others about supplies, and was about to leave for St. Louis. (JH of February 26 and March 1 & 4, 1847) Grant to fill special mission to Philadelphia (AJ 1847-1)

Served in Gathering poor Saints.

1851 September 24 (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Utah
Additional Notes

Listed in AJ 1851-32 Index as Jed. M. Grant, but in the Bios it also refers to the missions of Jedediah M Grant. Same person, so the 2 names are combined in this record. Called to assist in gathering the poor Saints (JR of Sept 8, 14, 1851)

Death

1856 December 1 (Age 40)
Media
Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816 - 1856) Profile

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