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us: Lyman, Amasa M. (Amasa Mason), 1813-1877


  • [Amasa Mason Lyman (1813-1877) was a Mormon polygamist and early prominent leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served multiple missions throughout the United States.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • Amasa Mason
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1813-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1877-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lyman (N.H. : Town)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Millard County (Utah)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Zion
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Sources

    • found: Circular, 1855: t.p. (Amasa Lyman)
    • found: Amasa Mason Lyman: trailblazer and pioneer from the Atlantic to the Pacific, 1957
    • found: Amasa M. Lyman's journals, 1847-1863, 1958
    • found: UPB files, Oct. 29, 2001 (hdg.: Lyman, Amasa M. (Amasa Mason, 1813-1877; usage: Amasa M. Lyman; Amasa Mason Lyman; Amasa Lyman)
    • found: Overland Trails Digital Library Collection, 2001 (Lyman, Amasa M. (Amasa Mason), 1813-1877)
    • found: President Amasa M. Lyman discourse on the nature of the mission of Jesus Christ, 1862 March 16 (Amasa M. Lyman; Amasa Mason Lyman; born in March of 1813 in Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire; baptized into the LDS Church on April 27, 1832; served many missions for the church across the U.S.; was ordained a seventy in 1835 and an apostle in the Quorum of the Twelve in 1842; served in the First Presidency from 1843 to 1844; had nine wives and migrated to Utah with the Brigham Young Company in 1847; was deprived of the apostleship in 1867 and excommunicated in 1870 for preaching false doctrine; became president of the Godbeite Church of Zion; died in February of 1877 in Millard County, Utah)
  • General Notes

    • [Amasa Mason Lyman (1813-1877) was a Mormon polygamist and early prominent leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served multiple missions throughout the United States.]
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    • 2001-10-29: new
    • 2016-12-16: revised
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