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    Augustus Alwin Farnham

    New York

    • April 1844–Unknown
    • Age Called: 38
    • New York
    • Departed From Home: 15 April 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married

    Australian

    • Departed From Home: 28 August 1852
    • Arrived In Field: 30 March 1853
    • End Date: 1 January 1854
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: The mission was reorganized into the Australasian Mission and Farnham continued as mission president.

    Australasian

    • Start Date: 1 January 1854
    • Departed From Field: 28 May 1856
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married

    Stories and Documents

    Australia Sydney South Mission history, 1895-1970, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 1 for entries on his service.

    New Zealand Mission history, 1854-1974, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 2 part 1 for entries on his service.

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

    Entry for 15 April 1844 lists his name as called to serve a mission to New York.

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

    Entry for 28 August 1852, p. 5, lists his name as being called to serve in Australia.

    The Zion's Watchman (Sydney: A. Farnham, 1853-186).

    Periodical he published as president of the mission in Australia.

    Augustus Farnham Immigrating Company journal, 1856 May-August, Church History Library.

    Account of the voyage of an immigration company under his leadership from Australia upon the ship, "Jenny Ford".

    Augustus A. Farnham journals, 1852-1856, Church History Library.

    An account of Farnham's journey from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Australia, and activities as president of the Australasian Mission. Note that portions are closed to research.

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 1, A-F (N.p.: 1990s), 134.

    Copy available at the Church History Library.

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple endowment register: 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 67.

    Copies available at the Church History and Family History Libraries.