Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Latter-day Saint Missionaries in the Family

I will begin to record family members who have served missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Listed by year called with the exception of multiple missions served by one person, and siblings.

Simeon Adams DUNN (1803-1883)
Served several Missions
 
  • September, 1841, I was sent to West Canada, on a mission to preach the gospel.
  • 1843 Warren County, Illinois
  • April, 1844 I was ordained one of the Seventies, under the hands of Levi Hancock. In May 1844 I was sent on a mission to the State of New York, to advocate the Prophet's claim to the Presidency of the United States of America.
  • We [as a family] arrived [in Salt Lake City] September 28,1848. I remained there until I was called to go to the South Sea Isles, On May 7, 1850 I set off on a mission to the South Pacific Sea Isles.
  • October 19, 1871, I left Brigham City for the States, on a mission to look up the genealogy of my dead friends, which proved to be a very successful mission. I returned home the 19th of July, 1874, having traveled 10,0000 miles on rail and on the U.S.Seal.
  • November 1, 1877, I was privileged with a mission to St. George, Utah, to officiate for my dead in the Holy Temple of our God. January 27, 1878 returned home. 


John Davis PARKER (1977-1891)
Zions Camp.
Member First Quorum of Seventy
1841 New Orleans, Louisiana


Shadrach ROUNDY (1789-1872)
Member Second Quorum of Seventy

  • 1844 unknown mission - called during Gen. Conf. at Nauvoo.
  • 1849 East




William Reese DAVIES (1805-1865) after being the first man baptized in South Wales 17 Feb 1843 he was the first Welsh speaking missionary. His wife Rachel MORRIS (1803-1882) had been the first woman baptized in South Wales 19 Feb 1843.  She supported the family while William was away in the Lord's service.

  • 1843 South Wales being the first missionary to teach in the Welsh language. 

Son of William Reese DAVIES (1805-1865) and Rachel MORRIS (1803-1882).
James George DAVIS (1832-1909)

  • abt 1852 he filled a mission among the Navajo Indians.  He learned the Navajo language.


Martin Luther ENSIGN (1831-1911)
1857 Handcart Mission to Great Britain
          He left his wife and three daughters to serve.


Isaac SMITH (1857-1914)
1878 Great Britain and the Isle of Mann.
          His wife sold everything they had to support his mission and give birth to their first child while he was gone.


Two sons of Henry WORLEY (1827-1914) and Catherine WHILMORE (1822-1904).
Harry WORLEY
1890 Great Britain

William John WORLEY
1925 Southern States


Son of Martin Luther ENSIGN (1831-1911) and Mary DUNN (1833-1920).
Adams Wesley ENSIGN
1896 Southern States


Three sons of Isaac SMITH (1857-1914) and Harriet Camilla ENSIGN (1859-1930).
Isaac Samuel SMITH
1897 Southern States


William Richard SMITH
1906 Swiss and German


Wesley Ensign SMITH
1909 Northern States



Two sons of Isaac SMITH (1857-1914) and Elizabeth FUHRIMAN (1871-1944).
Jacob Isaac SMITH 
1919 New Zealand


Welland Fuhriman SMTIH
1929 Northern States


Son of John WOOD Jr. and Sarah Ann GIBSON
Ether WOOD
1909 Colorado




Four sons of Herbert Henry HAWKES (1869-1948) and Sarah Amy JONES (1875-1952).
Herbert Jones HAWKES
1922 Mexico


Frank Jones HAWKES
1926 Eastern States


  • abt 1988 Frank HAWKES and his wife Minnie Ann NIELSEN served a mission.  
Lorin Jones HAWKES
(Bishop)
1934 France. [30 month Mission in France Released June 1937.]

  • 1981-83 Montreal Canada French speaking mission with his wife Neva Roundy CARDON.
Blayne Jones HAWKES
1941 California














Modern missions served by family to be added.


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