William Gailey Sears

Alternate Names
Alisa (Local Name)
Birth Date
1873 February 17
Death Date
1943 March 10
Gender
Male

Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

1873 February 17
Mother
Sarah Jane Gailey
Father
Isaac Sears

Baptized by Henry Conlam

1881 February 7 (Age 7)

Served in Samoan Mission

1893 November–1896 September (Age 20) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Single
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Heber J. Grant
Images
William Gailey Sears (1873 - 1943), Samoan (1893 - 1896)
William Gailey Sears (1873 - 1943), Samoan (1893 - 1896)

Arrived in Field

1893 December 2 (Age 20)

Arrived at Home

1896 September 29 (Age 23)

Married Agnes McDonald McMurrin

1897 April 8 (Age 24)

Called as President to Samoan Mission

1899 April–1902 January (Age 26) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Quorum
57th
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Lorenzo Snow
Served With

Arrived in Field

1899 May 3 (Age 26)

Arrived at Home

1902 February 22 (Age 29)

Called as President to Samoan Mission

1934 February–1936 July (Age 61) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Set Apart By
Anthony W. Ivins
Images
Missionaries in Samoa, 1935-36
Served With

Departed from Home

1934 February 28 (Age 61)

Arrived in Field

1934 April 11 (Age 61)

Death

1943 March 10 (Age 70)
Media
William Gailey Sears (1873 - 1943) Profile
William Gailey Sears (1873 - 1943), Samoan (1893 - 1896)
William Gailey Sears (1873 - 1943), Samoan (1893 - 1896)
Missionaries in Samoa, 1935-36

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