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    Milo Andrus

    Eastern States

    • Start Date: 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Notes: In the missionary report of his companion, Truman Wait, he states that he served another mission in 1833 with Brother Milo Andrus who would have been 19 at that time. - Source: Missionary Reports 1831-1900

    Northern States

    Northwestern States
    • Start Date: 1840
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo

    Joseph Smith Presidential Campaign

    • Set Apart: June 1844
    • Arrived At Home: 29 June 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois
    • Notes: Sent to the Southern part of Ohio April, 1844  with Elder John Loveless to preach the gospel and assist with Joseph Smith's presidential campaign.  The mission was aborted when John Loveless heard that Joseph Smith had been killed.

    British

    • Arrived In Field: 6 July 1848
    • Arrived At Home: 30 May 1850
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Served with children
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Nebraska or Iowa "Wilderness"
    • Notes: Milo Andrus traveled with his second wife, Sarah Ann Miles, who was 6 months pregnant when they arrived in England. Milo Andrus Jr. was born 1 October 1848 in Liverpool, England.

    Eastern States

    • Set Apart: April 1854
    • Arrived At Home: 25 October 1855
    • Mission type: Other
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Cottonwood, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Notes: He was set apart to serve as the president of the St. Louis Stake of Zion in 1854. He returned with a company of Saints in 1855.

    British

    • Start Date: 1859
    • Arrived At Home: 12 September 1861
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Big Cottonwood, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    Eastern States

    • Set Apart: 9 October 1869
    • End Date: February 1870
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Quorum: 10th
    • Called From: Dry Creek, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
    • Set apart by: Lorenzo Snow
    • Notes: When the railroad was completed many of the men went east on short missions Milo was among these men. This was a five month mission

    Canadian

    • Unknown–Unknown
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Canada
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo

    Stories and Documents

    Milo Andrus diary, 1849-1850, Church History Library.

    Account of his missionary activities in England where he served in Liverpool Conference of British Mission.

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

    See the index above for entries on his service.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 17 July 1848, p. 7.

    mission to England with 8 others under the leadership of Orson Pratt.

    "Milo Andrus," Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels.

    He led companies to Utah in 1850, 1855, and 1861 as he returned from missions.

    Ivan J. Barrett, Trumpeter of God: Fascinating True Stories of the Great Missionary and Colonizer, Milo Andrus (American Fork, Utah: Covenant Communications, 1992).

    Biography of Milo Andrus by Lucy Tuttle McKeel Stone, Grandaughter

    He was then sent with Elder John Loveless to the state of OHio. It was here that he heard of the assasination of the Prophet Joseph and his brother Hyram. He returned home in time to see their mortal remains, before they were buried. He then went to carthage Jail and saw the floor stained with the best blood of the present generation. At this time he was chosen one of the Nauvoo police, he helped to watch the city by night and worked on the Temple by day.

    Notes

    Most sources list Wilmington or Pleasant Valley, New York as his birth place. Wilmington was organized out of Jay in 1822 Pleasant Valley is not a jurisdiction, but rather a description of the area. His mother's name is also spelled "Azubah."