Lorenzo Dow Barnes

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1812 March 22
Death Date
1842 December 20
Gender
Male

He was the first missionary to die outside of North America.

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Born in Tolland, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

1812 March 22
Mother
Abigail Smith
Father
Phineas Barnes

Baptized by Thomas Gorden

1833 June 16 (Age 21)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1833 August 1–October 1 (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Thompson, Ohio, United States
Served With

Served in Northern States Mission

1834 August–1835 April (Age 22) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Missouri, United States

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835–1836 (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
New Portage, Summit, Ohio
Served With

Served in Southern States Mission

1837 May 17 (Age 25) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Served with J. Roberson,

Served in Eastern States Mission

1838–1841 (Age 26) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
1st
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Served With

Served in British Mission

1841 August–1842 December (Age 29) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

He died in Idle, Bradford, Yorkshire, England of a fever.

Death

1842 December 20 (Age 30)

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