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    Jacob George Bigler

    Southern States

    • Departed From Home: 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder

    British

    • Departed From Home: 21 April 1861
    • Arrived At Home: 24 September 1863
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Nephi, Juab, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: H C Kimball
    • Notes: Oversaw the mission while George Q. Cannon briefly returned to the United States in 1862.

    Stories and Documents

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, 10 April 1843.

    On April 10, 1843, he was called to serve a mission in Lewis County, Virginia.

    The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 25:203.

    On March 28, 1863, Elder Jacob G. Bigler departed for New York to act a emigration agent for the saints.

    Nauvoo Restoration, comp., High Priests of Nauvoo and Early Salt Lake City, M251.33, p. 12, Church History Library.

    Ordained High Priest 8 Oct 1844

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels Database, Jacob George Bigler.

    Bigler, Jacob George Birth Date: 4 April 1813 Death Date: 23 February 1907 Benjamin Gardner Company (1852), Age 39 Peter Nebeker Company (1863), Age 50