Samuel Jones Rolfe

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1793 August 26
Death Date
1869 July 1
Gender
Male

Born in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

1793 August 26
Mother
Molly Sweat
Father
Benjamin Rolfe

Baptized

1835 (Age 41)

Samuel Rolfe President of Nauvoo Priests Quorum

1841 January 19 (Age 47)

See D&C 124:142 given at Nauvoo, Illinois.  

Volunteered for expedition to California and Oregon

1844 February 23 (Age 50)

Joseph Smith asked for volunteers to explore Oregon and California. They were also to preach wherever they went. The purpose of the expedition was to locate a suitable place for the Saints to dwell. Due to rapid changing circumstances and the death of the Prophet Joseph Smith the expedition did not occur.

Served in California Mission

1844 February 23 (Age 50) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Other
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Additional Notes

Samuel Rolfe volunteered to explore Oregon and California. They were also to preach wherever they went. The purpose of the expedition was to locate a suitable place for the Saints to dwell.  

Death in Lehi, Utah, Utah Territory, United States

1869 July (Age 75)
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