Parley Parker Pratt Sr.

Birth Date
1807 April 12
Death Date
1857 May 13
Gender
Male
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He was an apostle, assassinated by Hector H. McLean near Van Buren, Arkansas.

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Born in Burlington, Ostego, New York

1807 April 12
Mother
Charity Dickinson
Father
Jared Pratt

Baptized

1830 September 1 (Age 23)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1830–1831 (Age 23) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
New York
Additional Notes

Accompanied Oliver Cowdery and others

Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Traveled with his brother, Orson Pratt

Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Elder
Residence When Called
Kirtland, Ohio
Additional Notes

Accompanied Sidney Rigdon and Lemon Copley

Served in Northern States Mission

1832–1833 (Age 24) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Independence, Jackson, Missouri
Additional Notes

Served in Northern States Mission

1832 July (Age 25) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Additional Notes

Journal History July 31, 1832

Served in Eastern States Mission

1834 January (Age 26) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Additional Notes

Assisted Joseph the Prophet

Served in East Central States Mission

1834 July –January (Age 27) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Additional Notes

Served in Eastern States Mission

1835 January 6 (Age 27) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Worked with fellow Apostles

Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Published a book, "Voice of Warning"

Served in Eastern States Mission

1839 August–1841 April (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Commerce, Illinois
Additional Notes

Called as President to British Mission

1841 April–1842 October (Age 34) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Presided over British mission after Brigham Young left in 1841.

Served With

Served in Eastern States Mission

1843 January–1844 July (Age 35) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Called as President to Eastern States Mission

1844 December–1845 August (Age 37) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Illinois
Additional Notes

Served in British Mission

1846 October–1847 January (Age 39) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Served in South American Mission

1851 March–1852 March (Age 43) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Residence When Called
Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

Arrived in Field

1851 November 8 (Age 44)

Arrived at Home

1852 October 18 (Age 45)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1856 September–1857 May (Age 49) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Quorum
Quorum of the Twelve
Priesthood Office
Apostle
Additional Notes

Death

1857 May 13 (Age 50)

Married Mary Ann Frost

No dates given.
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