Jesse Hitchcock

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1801 August 10
Death Date
1846 January 1
Gender
Male

-JH gives New Hampshire as birthplace, but FS gives Ashe, North Carolina as birthplace. -Died on the Plains at Mt. Pisgah, Unon Co., Iowa in 1846, PRF -Spouse is Polly Hopper whom married 4 July 1821 at Lafayette, MO, PRF

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Born in Ashe, North Carolina

1801 August 10

Served in Illinois

1834–1835 (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Nauvoo
Additional Notes
Appointed to work with John Killian. (JH Aug 6, 7, Dec 3, 1834, Nov 25 1835.) 6 HP and 15 Elders (Jesse is listed with Elders) responded to the President's call for volunteers to preach gospel of peace on 6 Aug 1834. Far West Rec., 57-61. Dec 3, 1834 Elders Jesse Hitchcock & Stephen Chase wrote from Franklin County, MO saying there was a fine opening for preaching there. Harvey Redfield & Jesse Hitchcock arr at Kirtland from Missouri on 25 Nov 1835. Hitchcock said he was given poison in bowl of milk, but God delivered him.

Served in Northern States Mission

1834–1835 (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Nauvoo
Additional Notes

Appointed to work with John Killian. (JH Aug 6, 7, Dec 3, 1834, Nov 25 1835.) 6 HP and 15 Elders (Jesse is listed with Elders) responded to the President's call for volunteers to preach gospel of peace on 6 Aug 1834. Far West Rec., 57-61. Dec 3, 1834 Elders Jesse Hitchcock & Stephen Chase wrote from Franklin County, MO saying there was a fine opening for preaching there. Harvey Redfield & Jesse Hitchcock arr at Kirtland from Missouri on 25 Nov 1835. Hitchcock said he was given poison in bowl of milk, but God delivered him.

Served in Illinois

1844 September 8 (Age 43) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Missouri
Additional Notes
Actual date in ref is 8 Sep 1844. On that date Elder Hitchcock offered prayer at commencement of Conf. held at Toulon, Stark County, Ill. He also reported on Prince's Grove Branch. -His missionary companion was Elijah Reed. - J Hist.

Served in Northern States Mission

1844 September 8 (Age 43) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Missouri
Additional Notes

Actual date in ref is 8 Sep 1844. On that date Elder Hitchcock offered prayer at commencement of Conf. held at Toulon, Stark County, Ill. He also reported on Prince's Grove Branch. -His missionary companion was Elijah Reed. - J Hist.

Death

1846 (Age 45)

Baptized

No dates given.

Sources