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    Noah Rogers

    Vermont

    • April 1843–May 1843
    • Age Called: 46
    • Vermont
    • Called: 10 April 1843
    • End Date: May 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois

    Tahitian

    Society Islands
    • Set Apart: 23 May 1843
    • Called: 11 May 1843
    • Arrived In Field: 14 May 1844
    • Departed From Field: 8 July 1845
    • Arrived At Home: 29 December 1845
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Left from Boston, MA

    Stories and Documents

    Noah Rogers journal, 1843-1845, Church History Library.

    Account of missionary efforts in the United States, Tahiti, and the other Society Islands.

    Daybooks, 1839-1844, Church History Library.

    Account of his 1839 missionary travels in western Illinois between Pike and Madison counties and his 1843-1844 journey from Nauvoo, Illinois to Tahiti, where he served as the first president of the Society Islands Mission.

    French-Polynesian Mission history, 1843-1978, Church History Library.

    See the index in volume 2 part 1 for entries on his service.

    Andrew Jenson, "Rogers, Noah," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. 4 (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson Memorial Association, 1936), 376.

    President of the Society Islands Mission from 1844-1845. He died at Mount Pisgah, Iowa, May 31, 1846 while journeying toward the West.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 22 September 1843.

    Sep 22, 1843 - Bought tickets for a mission to the Society Islands, while in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple endowment register: 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 77.

    Copies available at the Church History and Family History Libraries.

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 3, P-Z (N.p.: 1990s), 376.

    Copy available at the Church History Library.