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Milo Andrus

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1814 March 11
Death Date
1893 June 19
Gender
Male

Most sources list Wilmington or Pleasant Valley, New York as his birth place. Wilmington was organized out of Jay in 1822 Pleasant Valley is not a jurisdiction, but rather a description of the area. His mother's name is also spelled "Azubah."

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Born in Jay, Essex, New York, United States

1814 March 11
Mother
Ezuba Smith
Father
Ruluf Andrus

Baptized by Gideon H. Carter

1832 March 12 (Age 18)
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Additional Notes

In the missionary report of his companion, Truman Wait, he states that he served another mission in 1833 with Brother Milo Andrus who would have been 19 at that time. - Source: Missionary Reports 1831-1900

Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Nauvoo
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Sent to the Southern part of Ohio April, 1844  with Elder John Loveless to preach the gospel and assist with Joseph Smith's presidential campaign.  The mission was aborted when John Loveless heard that Joseph Smith had been killed.

Served in British Mission

1848 July–1850 May (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Nebraska or Iowa "Wilderness"
Additional Notes

Milo Andrus traveled with his second wife, Sarah Ann Miles, who was 6 months pregnant when they arrived in England. Milo Andrus Jr. was born 1 October 1848 in Liverpool, England.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1854 April–1855 October (Age 40) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Cottonwood, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

He was set apart to serve as the president of the St. Louis Stake of Zion in 1854. He returned with a company of Saints in 1855.

Served in British Mission

1859 January–1861 September (Age 44) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Big Cottonwood, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Served in Eastern States Mission

1869 October–1870 February (Age 55) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Priesthood Quorum
10th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Dry Creek, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Lorenzo Snow
Additional Notes

When the railroad was completed many of the men went east on short missions Milo was among these men. This was a five month mission

Death

1893 June 19 (Age 79)

Served in Canadian Mission

No dates given. See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Nauvoo
Media
Milo Andrus (1814 - 1893) Profile

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