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    Edmund Lovell Ellsworth

    Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign

    • Start Date: 1844
    • End Date: 1844
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: Mission history: Journal history of the Church 1896-2001 Apr. 15 pg.1, 1844. Purpose was to preach the gospel and also to assist Joseph Smith's presidential campaign. History by granddaughter says he went home after Joseph's death. Priesthood Office: Nauvoo Seventies List A-F pg. 129

    British

    • Arrived In Field: 4 June 1854
    • Departed From Field: 23 March 1856
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: Mission history: Journal history of the Church 1896-2001 Apr 7 pg.1, 1854; Brit.Miss.Rec.1854, No.9 Priesthood Office: Nauvoo Seventies List A-F pg. 129 Marital Status: FamilySearch KWNK-QMM LR 1140 2, Images 11 and 10

    Stories and Documents

    Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Jensen, Andrew, Vol 4, page 700.

    Son of Jonathan Ellsworth and Sarah Gully. Baptized Feb. 20, 1840. Ordained a seventy March 8, 1843.

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 72, Family History Library.

    Born July 1, 1819 in Paris, Oneida, New York.

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 1, A-F, 129, Church History Library.

    Born July 1, 1819 in Paris, Onieda, New York. Son of Johnathan and Sarah Galley. Baptized Feb 20, 1840. Ordained a seventy Mar 8, 1843.

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 15 April 1844, p. 1.

    First: appointed by Apostles to preach the gospel and assist in Joseph Smith's presidential campaign in New York.Second: General Conference votes to send Ellsworth on mission to England.

    British Mission manuscript history and historical reports, 1841-1971, LR 1140 2, Church History Library.

    Arrived in Field: 4 Jun 1854Departed From Field: 23 Mar 1856Labored in Chettenham, Worcester, Herefordshire conferences

    European Missionaries from Zion, MS 17956, 1854:9.

    Death date 29 Dec 1893, cited as having been taken from Deseret News of Jan. 17, 1894.

    "Edmund Lovell Ellsworth" in General Epistles Biographical Collection, Church History Library.

    Notes

    Birth date and place: Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register pg. 72; Sev.Rec.Book C, pg.11. Baptism, parents: Latter-day Saint biographical encyclopedia 4:700-701; Sev.Rec.Book C, pg.11. Middle name: FamilySearch KWNK-QMM Alternative mother's name: Sarah Gallea, FamilySearch KWNK-QMM