Accompanied the Prophet Joseph Smith to Washington to lay the grievances of the Saints in Missouri before Congress. Married 1st Luana Beebe in 1832; Mission dates from (JSP).
Journal History Nov 15, 1847 Several appointed to go to California and make contracts at their discretion.
Journal History Nov 26, 1848 Several called to go on a exploring and preaching mission to California Bay, which was San Francisco.
Journal History: April 11, 12, 1849
8 Jun, 1856: Journal told of a company of missionaries who were called in April Conference, 1856 began their journey east . Orrin Porter Rockwell was in this group. No indication of his particular mission.