Lorenzo Dow Young

Birth Date
1807 October 19
Death Date
1896 January 1
Gender
Male
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Joseph Smith Papers supplied mother's full name and baptism date; he was baptized by John P. Greene, citing Whitney, History of Utah, 4:53 and "History of Brigham Young," Deseret News. 3 Feb. 1858, 378.

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Born in Smyrna, Chenango, New York

1807 October 19

Baptized by John P. Green

1832 (Age 24)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1832 December (Age 25) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
New York State
Additional Notes

Labored as a missionary in Pennsylvania, departing Dec. 1832. (Jour. His. of Dec. 1832.) Lorenzo Dow Young was born Oct. 19, 1807 in Smyrna, Chenango, New York, the son of John Young and Nabby Howe. He was baptized in 1832; came to Utah in 1847 as one of the original Pioneers, and died Nov. 21, 1895, in Salt Lake City, Utah. ( Jenson's MSS Bio.) (Des. News vol. 51:741.)

Served in Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign Mission

1844 April 15–January (Age 36) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Additional Notes

CR 100 160 1844:332 Lorenzo Dow Young was appointed to labor in to assist Joseph Smith's presidential campaign and to preach the gospel in Indiana.  (Journal History of Apr, 15, 1844, p. 2)

 

Served in Western States Mission

1855 October 15 (Age 47) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Additional Notes

In order to carry out the missions for Utah Territory, as appointed by the General Conference it was resolved that the county of Davis compose the Fourth Missionary District and that P.P. Prat, O. Prat, W. Woodruff, Joseph Young, Z. Pulsipher, Henry Herriman, H.S. Eldridge, Lorenzo D.Young and Gilbert Clements be appointed the missionaries for that district.

Death

1896 (Age 89)
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