Orrin Orlando Barrus

Birth Date
1870 May 29
Death Date
1958 October 6
Gender
Male
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Born in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States

1870 May 29
Mother
Lovinia Ann Steele
Father
Benjamin Franklin Barrus

Baptized by Benjamin Franklin Barrus

1878 May 29 (Age 8)

Called as President to Samoan Mission

1893 August–1897 June (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
31st
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Heber Jeddy Grant
Additional Notes

Served as mission president in 1896.

Called as President to Samoan Mission

1893 August–1896 December (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
31st
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Heber Jeddy Grant
Additional Notes

Served as mission president in 1896 from April until December.  He sailed for home 30 Dec 1896 on the S.S. Manowai.

Married Mary Elizabeth Clark

1897 February 3 (Age 26)

Served in Southern States Mission

1908 December–1910 November (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Fairview, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
Set Apart By
Francis M Lyman
Additional Notes

He served with his family among the Catawba Indian Nation, as well as serving as President of the South Carolina Conference.

Served in Southern States Mission

1908 December–1910 November (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Fairview, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
Set Apart By
Francis M Lyman
Additional Notes

He served with his family among the Catawba Indian Nation, as well as serving as President of the South Carolina Conference.

Images
Southern States 1908-10 - L to R: Samuel Taylor Blue (Catawba Indian Nation chief), Orrin O Barrus

Arrived in Field

1908 December 14 (Age 38)

Arrived at Home

1910 December (Age 40)

Death

1958 October 6 (Age 88)

Served Unnamed Mission

No dates given.
Images
mission photo
Media
Orrin Orlando Barrus (1870 - 1958) Profile
Southern States 1908-10 - L to R: Samuel Taylor Blue (Catawba Indian Nation chief), Orrin O Barrus
mission photo

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