William Goforth Nelson

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1831 June 10
Death Date
1922 October 30
Gender
Male

Born in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

1831 June 10
Mother
Jane Taylor
Father
Edmond Nelson

Baptized by Joseph Smith

1842 June 10 (Age 11)

Served in Southern States Mission

1869 October–1870 April (Age 38) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Oxford, Franklin, Idaho Territory, United States
Set Apart By
Brigham Young Jr
Additional Notes

Called to visit friends and relatives for the purpose of trying to settle prejudice among them respecting the Mormon people.

Departed from Home

1869 November 1 (Age 38)

Served in Western States Mission

1873 April 10–July 28 (Age 41) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
High-priest
Residence When Called
Oxford, Franklin, Idaho Territory, United States
Additional Notes

Death

1922 October 30 (Age 91)
Media
William Goforth Nelson (1831 - 1922) Profile

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