Junius Free Wells

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1854 June 1
Death Date
1930 April 15
Gender
Male

Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

1854 June 1
Mother
Hannah C. Free
Father
Daniel H. Wells

Baptized by Daniel H. Wells

1862 (Age 7)

Served in British Mission

1872 April–1874 June (Age 17) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Lorenzo Snow
Additional Notes

He made a trip to the Scandinavian Mission with Joseph F. Smith and George F. Gibbs in May 1874. Along with John Huber, he assisted Joseph Birth in escorting a group of emigrants to Utah as the three left the mission field.

Served in British Mission

1872 April–1874 June (Age 17) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Lorenzo Snow
Additional Notes

He made a trip to the Scandinavian Mission with Joseph F. Smith and George F. Gibbs in May 1874. Along with John Huber, he assisted Joseph Birth in escorting a group of emigrants to Utah as the three left the mission field.

Arrived in Field

1872 May 21 (Age 17)

Served in Southern States Mission

1875 October–1876 November (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Brigham Young Jr.
Images
St. Louis, Missouri, Mission Conference, 1875-1876

Served in Southern States Mission

1875 October–1876 November (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Brigham Young Jr.
Images
St. Louis, Missouri, Mission Conference, 1875-1876

Departed from Home

1875 November 1 (Age 21)

Served in British Mission

1919 March–1921 July (Age 64) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
James E. Talmage
Images
Staff of the Millennial Star

Served in British Mission

1919 March–1921 July (Age 64) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
James E. Talmage
Images
Staff of the Millennial Star

Departed from Home

1919 March 14 (Age 64)

Arrived in Field

1919 March 31 (Age 64)

Arrived at Home

1921 August 7 (Age 67)

Death

1930 April 15 (Age 75)
Media
Junius Free Wells (1854 - 1930) Profile
St. Louis, Missouri, Mission Conference, 1875-1876
St. Louis, Missouri, Mission Conference, 1875-1876
Staff of the Millennial Star
Staff of the Millennial Star