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us: Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857


  • [Parley P. Pratt (1807-1857) was an American religious leader and missionary. He served as an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1835 to his death in 1857.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • Parley Parker
  • Variants

    • us: Pratt, P. P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
    • us: Pratt, Parley Parker, 1807-1857
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18070412
    • Death Date

        18570513
    • Birth Place

        Burlington, N.Y.
    • Death Place

        Van Buren, Ark.
    • Associated Locale

        Amherst, Ohio : Township
    • Associated Locale

        Richmond, Mo.
    • Associated Locale

        Columbia, Mo.
    • Associated Locale

        British Isles
    • Associated Locale

        New York, N.Y.
    • Associated Locale

        Nauvoo, Ill.
    • Associated Locale

        Salt Lake Valley (Utah)
    • Associated Locale

        San Francisco, Calif.
    • Associated Locale

        Valparaiso, Chile
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
        • Affiliation Start: 18300919
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: The Prophet
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Council of the Utah Legislature
    • Occupation

        author
          poet
            editor
              missionary
                church officer
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            • Earlier Established Forms

                Pratt, Parley Parker, 1807-1857Pratt, Parley Parker,1807-1857
            • Sources

              • found: His Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt, c1985: CIP t.p. (Parley P. Pratt)
              • found: LC data base, 4-19-85 (hdg.: Pratt, Parley Parker, 1807-1857; usage: Parley P. Pratt)
              • found: His The millennium, and other poems, 1840: t.p. (P.P. Pratt, minister of the Gospel)\
              • found: Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 1992: page 1644 (Pratt, Parley P. (Parker); born April 12, 1807, Burlington, New York; assassinated May 13, 1857 near Van Buren, Arkansas; Apostle, February 21, 1835-May 13, 1857) page 1116-1117 (significant LDS missionary, writer, poet of the early years of the LDS Restoration; born April 12, 1807 in Burlington, New York; after marriage in 1827 moved to Amherst township, Lorain, County, Ohio; member of teh Reformed Baptist Society (Campbellite); convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830 and baptized on September 19, 1830; Left Nauvoo, spent nine months jailed in Richmond, Missouri and Columbia, Missouri; Left Nauvoo, Illinois on August 19, 1839 on mission to British Isles; editor of the Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star; upon return to Nauvoo, called to preside over church in New England and mid-Atlantic states headquartered in New York City; published peridical entitles The Prophet; February 1846 left home in Nauvoo; arrived Salt Lake Valley 1847; 1851 mission to the Pacific with headquarters in San Francisco; sailed to Valparaiso, Chile September 1851; 1856 mission to Eastern states; on returning to the West on May 13, 1857, he was killed by a man twelve miles northeast of Van Buren, Arkansas)
              • found: Marriage & morals in Utah, c2009: t.p. (Parley P. Pratt) p. 1 (address written by Parley P. Pratt, one of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Chaplain to the Council of the Utah Legislature)
            • General Notes

              • [Parley P. Pratt (1807-1857) was an American religious leader and missionary. He served as an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1835 to his death in 1857.]
            • Change Notes

              • 1985-04-29: new
              • 2013-01-24: revised
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