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    John Streator Gleason

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: November 1839
    • End Date: 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Notes: "Pleasant Grove," Deseret News, Dec 28, 1904, p. 9 Nov 1839-early 1841 to Eastern States and Canada

    Eastern States

    • Called: 10 April 1843
    • Released: April 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Notes: Journal History of the Church: April 10, 1843 - called to west part of New York July 19, 1843 - gave opening prayer at mission conference held in Brant township, Erie Co., NY "Pleasant Grove," Deseret News, Dec 28, 1904, p. 9 1843 - spring 1844 to Eastern States

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 23 April 1857
    • Released: October 1858
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States
    • Notes: Journal History of the Church: April 9, 1857 - called at general conference Apr 21, 1857 - assigned to the "States", set apart by W.W. Apr 23, 1857 - organized into handcart companies and departed SLC, residence - Farmington May 10, 1857 - office - Seventy, residence - Farmington, destination - US June 13, 1857 - listed as missionary in article from "The Mormon" "Pleasant Grove," Deseret News, Dec 28, 1904, p. 9 1857 - autumn 1858 with handcart missionaries to Florence, Neb.

    British

    • Departed From Home: March 1860
    • Released: September 1863
    • Arrived In Field: 7 September 1860
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: Additional mission not mentioned in Andrew Jenson. Deseret News October 24, 1860: letter written by Amasa Lyman reporting missionary work in England, and the arrival that day of Elder John S Gleason "Pleasant Grove," Deseret News, Dec 28, 1904, p. 9 March 1860 to England for 3 1/2 years

    Eastern States

    • Set Apart: 10 October 1869
    • End Date: 29 March 1870
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 40th
    • Priesthood: 40th Quorum
    • Called From: Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Geo Q Cannon
    • Notes:

    Eastern States

    • Set Apart: 10 October 1871
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 40th
    • Priesthood: 40th Seventy
    • Called From: Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: G Q Cannon
    • Notes:

    Stories and Documents

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels Database, John Streator Gleason.

    Brigham Young Pioneer Company 1847Willard Richards Company 1848Horace S. Eldredge Company 1858Horton D Haight Company 1863

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 2, G-O, 157, Church History Library.

    Alternate Baptism - 21 July 1839 by Pelatiah BrownRemoved to Presidency70s Record, 3 Quorum, LDS Archive, pg. 36-37, 76; Presidents pg. 84-85.

    Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, 3:91.

    Birth - Date: 13 January 1819; Place: Livonia, Livingston, New YorkPioneer with the first companyConverted / baptized in 1842Served in Nauvoo LegionMarried Desdemona ChaseDied Dec 21, 1904

    "From England," Deseret News, Oct 24, 1860, p. 8.

    letter written by Amasa Lyman reporting missionary work in England, and the arrival that day of Elder John S Gleason

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 73, Family History Library.

    Endowment: 30 December 1845.Spouse: Desdemona Chase.Birth: 13 January 1843 in Livonia, Livingston, New York.Middle Name: Sheeter.

    "Pleasant Grove," Deseret News, Dec 28, 1904, p. 9.

    alternate baptism: June 21, 1839missions cited:Nov 1839-early 1841 to Eastern States and Canada1843 - spring 1844 to Eastern States1857 - autumn 1858 with handcart missionaries to Florence, Neb.March 1860 to England for 3 1/2 years1869 - 1870 to the east1873 moved from Farmington to Pleasant Grove

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1843, 1857.

    April 10, 1843 - called to west part of New YorkJuly 19, 1843 - gave opening prayer at mission conference held in Brant township, Erie Co., NYApril 9, 1857 - called at general conferenceApr 21, 1857 - assigned to the "States", set apart by W.W.Apr 23, 1857 - organized into handcart companies and departed SLC, residence - FarmingtonMay 10, 1857 - office - Seventy, residence - Farmington, destination - USJune 13, 1857 - listed as missionary in article from "The Mormon"

    Notes

    Alternate baptism 1842 - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia - vol 4: pg 704; 3: pg 91 Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register - Endowment and spouse, birth date and place and Middle name - Sheeter. Elders Nauvoo Licenses - Ordination. Nauvoo Seventies List G-O - Seventies Ordination and alternate baptism - 21 July 1839. Deseret News 7: 43- 1857 Mission Information. H.B.Y. 1857: 167 - Mission Information. Family Search KWJ5-7SR - Birthdate & place; parents, spouse, alternate middle name - Streator, Mission to England in 1860, alternate baptism date 23 July 1838, sealing date.