John Van Cott

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1814 September 7
Death Date
1883 February 18
Gender
Male

Born in Canaan, Columbia, New York, United States

1814 September 7
Mother
Lovina Jemima Pratt
Father
Losee Van Cott

Baptized by Parley P. Pratt

1843 September 17 (Age 29)

Served in British Mission

1852 December–1853 September (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

He was transferred to oversee the Scandinavian Mission after the death of Willard T. Snow.

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1853 September–1856 January (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
British Mission

Called

1859 September 4 (Age 44)

Called as President to Scandinavian Mission

1859 September–1862 September (Age 45) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Departed from home

1859 September 19 (Age 45)

Arrived in Field

1859 November 23 (Age 45)

Served in Sanpete County, Utah

1862 (Age 47) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

He was called on a special mission to the Scandinavian Saints in Sanpete County, Utah.

Departed from Field

1862 May 9 (Age 47)

Death

1883 February 18 (Age 68)
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