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    William Carter

    Canada

    • April 1857–June 1858
    • Age Called: 36
    • Canada
    • Set Apart: 21 April 1857
    • Arrived At Home: 21 June 1858
    • Mission type: Proselytizing
    • Priesthood office: Elder
    • Called From: Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

    Stories and Documents

    Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Jenson, Andrew, 4:694.

    Confirms birth in Leadbury, Herefordshire, England on Feb 12, 1821.Baptized Dec 27, 1840 by Edward Oakey.Emigrated to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1841.Assisted in building the Nauvoo Temple.Married Ellen Benbow.Did first plowing in the Salt Lake Valley.Assisted in building the St. George Temple.Died June 22, 1896

    Historical Department Journal History of the Church, April 9 April 21 April 23 10 May, 13 June 1857.

    1857:Apr 9, p. 1 & 8- selected as missionary in general conference.Apr 21, p. 1- set apart by O.H. (Orson Hyde ?) and assigned to CanadaApr 23, p. 2- listed as a handcart missionary, residence is Salt Lake CityMay 10, p. 5- letter from Fort Semino written by the President of the "Missionary Handcart Company"; Wm Carter: Priesthood - Seventy; residence - G.S.L. City; destination - CanadaJune 13, p. 2- lists him as a missionary

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 1, A-F, 70, Church History Library.

    Birth date: Feb 12, 1821, Ledbury, Herefordshire, EnglandParents: Thomas and SarahBaptism: Dec 27, 1840 by Edward OkeyOrdained a seventy or accepted into Quorum either May 6, 1839 alternate date June 29, 1845Residence: City of Joseph [Nauvoo]Residence: [Utah] Source: 70's Rec, Journal History, 6 May 1839, Rec A 628 Qrm, Bk B Sel, 1845, LDS Arc, pg. 101-02; 28 Qrm, 1845, pg. 10-11.

    Notes

    CR 100 160: 1831-33 Called by revelation on special mission to Missouri. (Doc. & Cov. sec 52) Seems unlikely to be the correct William Carter for the 1831 mission since he would be 11 years old at time of this mission. Birth- Feb 12, 1821, Ledbury, Herefordshire, England Parents- Thomas Carter and Sarah Parker Migrated to Utah in 1847 Died June 22, 1896 in St George, Washington, Utah Sources- Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah pg.797 and LDSBE 4:695-696 1857-23 Called to fill a mission to Canada Jour. Hist. Apr 9, 21, 23, May 10 and June 13, 1857