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    Parley Parker Pratt Sr.

    New York and Far West

    • October 1830–1831
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • New York and Far West
    • Departed From Home: October 1830
    • Arrived At Home: 1831
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: New York
    • Notes: Accompanied Oliver Cowdery and others

    Cleveland, Ohio

    • 1831–1831
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Cleveland, Ohio
    • Departed From Home: 1831
    • End Date: 1831
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Accompanied Sidney Rigdon and Lemon Copley

    Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri

    • 1831–1831
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri
    • Departed From Home: 1831
    • End Date: 1831
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Kirtland, Ohio
    • Notes: Traveled with his brother, Orson Pratt

    Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio

    • January 1832–1833
    • Age Called: 24
    • Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio
    • Departed From Home: 26 January 1832
    • Arrived At Home: 1833
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Called From: Independence, Jackson, Missouri

    Kirtland, Ohio to Missouri

    • July 1832–Unknown
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Kirtland, Ohio to Missouri
    • Departed From Home: July 1832
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Notes: Journal History July 31, 1832

    Clay, Missouri to Kirtland, Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania

    • January 1834–1834
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Clay, Missouri to Kirtland, Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania
    • Departed From Home: January 1834
    • End Date: 1834
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest
    • Notes: Assisted Joseph the Prophet

    Clay, Missouri

    • July 1834–1834
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Clay, Missouri
    • Departed From Home: July 1834
    • End Date: 1834
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: High Priest

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 6 January 1835
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Notes: Worked with fellow Apostles

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 1837
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Notes: Published a book, "Voice of Warning"

    Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Great Britain

    • August 1839–April 1841
    • Age Called: 32
    • Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Great Britain
    • Departed From Home: 29 August 1839
    • Arrived At Home: 21 April 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Called From: Commerce, Illinois

    British

    • Start Date: 21 April 1841
    • Departed From Field: 29 October 1842
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with spouse: Mary Ann Pratt
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Notes: Presided over British mission after Brigham Young left in 1841.

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 1843
    • Arrived At Home: 10 July 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois

    Eastern States

    • Departed From Home: 2 December 1844
    • Arrived At Home: August 1845
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Illinois

    British

    • Arrived In Field: 14 October 1846
    • Departed From Field: 19 January 1847
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle

    South American

    Argentine
    • Departed From Home: 16 March 1851
    • Arrived In Field: 8 November 1851
    • Departed From Field: 2 March 1852
    • Arrived At Home: 18 October 1852
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Married
    • Served with companion: Rufus Chester Allen
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve
    • Priesthood: Apostle
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    United States

    • September 1856–May 1857
    • Age Called: 49
    • United States
    • Departed From Home: 11 September 1856
    • End Date: 13 May 1857
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Marital Status: Plurally Married
    • Priesthood office: Apostle
    • Quorum: Quorum Of The Twelve

    Stories and Documents

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

    See the index above for entries on his service.

    Parley P. Pratt collection, circa 1835-1896, Church History Library.

    Includes information on his missionary service.

    Ann Agatha W. Pratt reminiscences and letters, 1847-1907, Church History Library.

    Contains information concerning Parley's missionary activities in California and Chile.

    George B. Higginson, Account of the assassination of Parley P. Pratt, undated, Church History Library.

    Higginson, a missionary serving in the Creek Nation, reports his association with Parley P. Pratt and the events surrounding Pratt's death.

    Notes

    He was an apostle, assassinated by Hector H. McLean near Van Buren, Arkansas.