John Silvanus Davis

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1822 June 7
Death Date
1882 June 11
Gender
Male

His middle name is sometimes spelled Sylvanus.

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Born in Carmarthen, Wales

1822 June 7
Mother
Ann Walter
Father
James Silvanus

Baptized

1846 April 1 (Age 23)

Served in Welsh Mission

1849–1854 (Age 26) See Missionaries
Additional Notes

Translated the Book of Mormon into Welsh (1852). Served as a counselor in the mission presidency and was editor and publisher of Udgorn Seion [Zion's Trumpet], the periodical published by the mission.

Death

1882 June 11 (Age 60)
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