John Taylor

Birth Date
1808 November 1
Death Date
1887 July 25
Gender
Male
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Born in Milnthorpe, Westmoreland, England

1808 November 1
Mother
Agnes Taylor
Father
James Taylor

Baptized by Parley P Pratt

1836 May 9 (Age 27)

Served in Canadian Mission

1837 (Age 28) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Toronto, Canada
Additional Notes


Served in British Mission

1839 August–1841 April (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Companion was Wilford Woodruff.

Arrived in Field

1840 January 11 (Age 31)

Served in British Mission

1846 July–1847 April (Age 37) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Winter Quarters
Additional Notes

Companions Orson Hyde and Parley P Pratt.

Called as President to French Mission

1849 October–1851 December (Age 40) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Deseret, United States
Additional Notes

Companion Curtis E Bolton.

Served With

Arrived in Field

1850 May 28 (Age 41)

Departed from Field

1852 March 6 (Age 43)

Arrived at home

1852 August 20 (Age 43)

Called

1854 February 28 (Age 45)

Called as President to Eastern States Mission

1854 September–1857 May (Age 45) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes


Served in Eastern States Mission

1869 July 22–January (Age 60) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Brigham Young
Additional Notes


Death

1887 July 25 (Age 78)

Married Caroline Hooper Saunders

No dates given.
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