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Oliver Cowdery

Birth Date
1806 October 3
Death Date
1850 March 3
Gender
Male
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He preached the first Gospel discourse ever delivered by a Latter-day Saint, assisted Joseph Smith in the translation of The Book of Mormon, and was one of its Three Witnesses.

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Born in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States

1806 October 3
Mother
Rebecca Fuller
Father
William Cowdery Jr.

Baptized by Joseph Smith Jr.

1829 May 15 (Age 22)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1830 April (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Fayette, New York, United States
Served With

Served in Northern States Mission

1831 November (Age 25) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Hiram, Ohio, United States
Additional Notes

He traveled from Kirtland, Ohio, to Missouri, with the revelations that were to be printed in Jackson County.

Member of First High Council of the Church

1834 February 17 (Age 27)

D&C 102:3 at Kirtland, Ohio 

Served in Eastern States Mission

1836 July 25 (Age 29) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio, United States
Served With

Death in Richmond Township, Ray, Missouri, United States

1850 March 3 (Age 43)
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