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    Amasa Mason Lyman

    Ohio and Virginia

    • August 1832–1833
    • Age Called: 19
    • Ohio and Virginia
    • Departed From Home: 24 August 1832
    • Arrived At Home: 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

    New York

    • March 1833–1833
    • Age Called: 19
    • New York
    • Called: 12 March 1833
    • End Date: 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Served with companion: William Farrington Cahoon
    • Priesthood office: Elder

    United States

    • August 1834–1834
    • Age Called: 21
    • United States
    • Called: 6 August 1834
    • End Date: 1834
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Served with companion: Horace Cowan
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

    Missouri to Ohio

    • December 1834–May 1835
    • Age Called: 21
    • Missouri to Ohio
    • Departed From Home: 23 December 1834
    • Arrived At Home: 26 May 1835
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States
    • Notes: Traveling from Clay county, Missouri, to Kirtland, Ohio, preached the Gospel on the way and held many meetings.

    New York

    • 1835–May 1835
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • New York
    • Departed From Home: 1835
    • Arrived At Home: May 1835
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

    New York, Pennsylvania

    • 1836–Unknown
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • New York, Pennsylvania
    • Departed From Home: 1836
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with companion: Nathan Tanner
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States

    Iowa

    • 1841–1841
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Iowa
    • Departed From Home: 1841
    • End Date: 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with companion: Lyman Wight George Miller
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    United States

    • April 1841–1841
    • Age Called: 28
    • United States
    • Called: 9 April 1841
    • End Date: 1841
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
    • Notes: Called at a general conference of the Church held at Nauvoo, Illinois, April 9, 1841, to travel extensively to collect means for the building of the Nauvoo temple.

    Illinois

    • August 1841–1841
    • Age Called: 28
    • Illinois
    • Called: 2 August 1841
    • End Date: 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with companion: Elisha Hurd Groves
    • Priesthood office: High Priest

    New York City

    • October 1841–1841
    • Age Called: 28
    • New York City
    • Called: 7 October 1841
    • End Date: 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: High Priest

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 10 September 1842
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with companion: Heber Chase Kimball George Albert Smith
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Indiana

    • April 1844–June 1844
    • Age Called: 31
    • Indiana
    • Called: 15 April 1844
    • Arrived At Home: 1 July 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with children
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 28 December 1847
    • End Date: 1848
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with companion: Orson Hyde Ezra Taft Benson
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

    California

    • November 1848–1849
    • Age Called: 35
    • California
    • Called: 26 November 1848
    • End Date: 1849
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve

    Western Coast

    • April 1849–Unknown
    • Age Called: 36
    • Western Coast
    • Departed From Home: 12 April 1849
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Deseret, United States

    California

    • Departed From Home: 4 March 1851
    • Arrived At Home: 19 December 1852
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    San Bernardino, California

    • September 1856–February 1858
    • Age Called: 43
    • San Bernardino, California
    • Departed From Home: 2 September 1856
    • Arrived At Home: 25 February 1858
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    British

    • Departed From Home: 30 April 1860
    • Arrived In Field: 28 July 1860
    • Arrived At Home: 16 September 1862
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Brigham Young

    Stories and Documents

    Journal history of the Church, 1896-2001, Church History Library.

    See entries for 24 Aug 1832; 1833-6 Mar 23, Apr 16, May 1, 1833;(1834-49):Aug 6, 7, 1834;(1834-102); Dec 23, 1834; 1835-47: June 1835; (1836-23); Apr 5, 1836;(1836-43): May 10, 1836(1841-5): Mar 15, 1841;(1841-13): April 9, 1841;(1841-39): Aug 2, 1841; (1841-68): Oct 7, 1841;(1842-24): Sept 10, 11, Nov 1842;(1844-313): April 15, 24, June 3, 20, July 31, 1844(1845-61): Mar 15, 1845;(1847-27): Dec 6, 28, 1847;(1848-35): Nov 26, 1848(1849-1): Apr 8, 12, Oct 6, 7 1849;(1851-2): Feb 23, Mar 4, Dec 10, 1851(1856-101): Sept 2, 1856.

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 2, G-O (N.p.: 1990s), 282.

    Copy available at the Church History Library.

    Amasa M. Lyman, letters, 1860-1861, Paulina Lyman papers, 1839-1884, Church History Library.

    Letters written from the British Mission. Reports missionary travels, particularly in Scotland, conditions of Church members, and briefly refers to fellow missionaries Charles C. Rich, Nathaniel V. Jones, William H. Dame, and son Francis M. Lyman.