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    Jesse Wentworth Crosby Sr.

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 13 April 1841
    • Arrived At Home: August 1842
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
    • Notes: According to his journal, he traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, Kirtland, Ohio, Buffalo, New York, New York City, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Boston, Massachusetts, to New York City again, then Albany, New York, then Chicago to Nauvoo. A distance of 2400 miles.

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: September 1842
    • Arrived At Home: March 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Cook County, Illinois

    • July 1843–April 1845
    • Age Called: 22
    • Cook County, Illinois
    • Called: 3 July 1843
    • Departed From Home: 1 August 1843
    • Arrived At Home: 25 April 1845
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Served with companion: Benjamin Brown Truman Gillett Jr.
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Nova Scotia, Canada

    • August 1843–April 1845
    • Age Called: 22
    • Nova Scotia, Canada
    • Departed From Home: 1 August 1843
    • Arrived At Home: 25 April 1845
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Served with companion: Benjamin Brown
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    British

    • Departed From Home: 20 April 1850
    • End Date: 1852
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Deseret, United States

    Southern States

    • Set Apart: 16 October 1867
    • End Date: 15 May 1869
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 37th
    • Called From: St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Heber C. Kimball

    Stories and Documents

    British Mission history, 1841-1971, Church History Library.

    See the index above for entries on his service.

    Jesse W. Crosby reminiscences, circa 1860, Church History Library.

    Includes account of his missionary labors in Canada, New York, and England.

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 1, A-F (N.p.: 1990s), 96-97.

    Copy available at the Church History Library.