William Holmes Walker

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1820 August 28
Death Date
1908 January 9
Gender
Male

One of three missionaries to open South Africa to the preaching of the gospel.

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Born in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

1820 August 28
Mother
Lydia Holmes
Father
John Walker

Baptized by Abraham Palmer

1835 January 1 (Age 14)

Served in South African Mission

1852 August–1855 November (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Utah Territory, United States

Served in South African Mission

1852 August–1855 November (Age 32) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Plurally Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Residence When Called
Utah Territory, United States
Additional Notes

Mission companions were Leonard Smith and Jesse Haven.

 

Arrived in Field

1853 April 19 (Age 32)

Arrived at Home

1857 September 4 (Age 37)

Death in Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States

1908 January 9 (Age 87)
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