Orson Hyde

Birth Date
1805 January 8
Death Date
1878 November 28
Gender
Male
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Baptized in the fall on 1831 by Sidney Rigdon and soon afterwards ordained an elder. Ordained a High Priest October 25, 1831. Ordained an apostle 15 Feb 1835.

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Born in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut

1805 January 8
Mother
Sally Thorpe
Father
Nathan Hyde

Served in Northern States Mission

1831 October 5–November (Age 26) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
Set Apart By
Joseph Smith
Additional Notes

Went to the Campbellites of Ohio. Many branches were organized.

Served With

Baptized by Sidney Rigdon

1831 October 30 (Age 26)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1832 February 1–December (Age 27) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
Additional Notes

Traveled as a missionary in New York, Massechusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine and other eastern states.

Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1833 March –June (Age 28) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
Served With

Served in Central States Mission

1833 September –November 25 (Age 28) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio
Additional Notes

Served a special mission to Missouri in behalf of the persecuted Saints in Jackson County.

Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1834 February 26–April 24 (Age 29) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
Additional Notes

Traveled in New York, principally for the purpose of getting volunteers for Zions Camp. He also preached.

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835 May 4–September 26 (Age 30) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

Served in Northern States Mission

1836 April –May 4 (Age 31) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
Additional Notes

This was a three week mission.

Served in British Mission

1837 June–1838 April (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

Arrived at Home

1838 May 22 (Age 33)

Served in Northern States Mission

1839 November–1840 January (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Commerce, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

Had expected to accompany others of the Apostles to England, was prevented from going through sickness, and he labored as a missionary in Illinois, and Indiana. He also spent time raising funds.

Served in Turkish Mission

1840 April–1842 September (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

After laboring in a number of States and Great Britain, filled an important mission to Palestine, where he dedicated the land for the gathering of the Jews, 21 October 1841.

Served in British Mission

1841 March–1842 September (Age 36) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

This is part of the 1840 mission to Palestine.

Served in Northern States Mission

1843 July 3 (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle

Served in Eastern States Mission

1843 August 17 (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Served in Eastern States Mission

1844 April 4–August 11 (Age 39) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Served in Central States Mission

1844 September 10 (Age 39) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

Called as President to British Mission

1846 July–1847 April (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Arrived in Field

1846 October 3 (Age 41)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1847 December–1848 February (Age 42) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle

Served in Eastern States Mission

1848 July 1–October 15 (Age 43) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Kanesville, Iowa

Served in Central States Mission

1851 September 8 (Age 46) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Called to assist in gathering the poor Saints.

Death

1878 November 28 (Age 73)
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