Missionary Database

    Truman Gillett Jr.

    New York

    • April 1840–Unknown
    • Age Called: 28
    • New York
    • Arrived In Field: 1 April 1840
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Iowa

    • August 1841–December 1841
    • Age Called: 30
    • Iowa
    • Departed From Home: 1 August 1841
    • Arrived At Home: 24 December 1841
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Auburn, New York

    • April 1843–Unknown
    • Age Called: 31
    • Auburn, New York
    • Called: 10 April 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Cook County, Illinois

    • July 1843–Unknown
    • Age Called: 32
    • Cook County, Illinois
    • Called: 3 July 1843
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

    New York

    • April 1844–Unknown
    • Age Called: 32
    • New York
    • Called: 15 April 1844
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Elder

    Stories and Documents

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 13, 24 December 1841.

    Dec 13, 1841:Letter written on Dec 13, 1841 by Truman Gillett Jun.- he left about the first of Aug. with E. Ball to preachDec 24, 1841:Truman Gillett returned from a short mission to Van Buren county, Iowa, where he baptized fourteen, bringing $20 as a donation to the building of the Temple

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 8 July 1840.

    Letter written by Truman Gillett about his mission in New York.

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

    Source: 70s Record, 6 Qrm, Book B Sel, LDS Archive, 6 Qrm, 1844-46, Pg. 16-32.

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 100, Family History Library.

    Birth: 21 May 1811 (1812 in slg record) Schuyler, Herkimer, New YorkSeventy

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 3 July 1843.

    Mission to Cook Co., Illinois with Benjamin Brown and Jesse W. Crosby to preach the gospel and disabuse the public mind with regard to the arrest of Joseph Smith.