Henry William Naisbitt

7 November 1825–26 February 1908

Born 7 November 1825 in Romanby, Yorkshire, England. Son of William Naisbitt and Martha Medd. Married Elizabeth Paul, 24 December 1853; eight children. Practiced plural marriage. Called to the presidency of the British Mission, 9 October 1898; set apart, 4 November 1898. Returned from mission, 29 June 1901. Died 26 February 1908 in Salt Lake City.[1]


[1] Henry W. Naisbitt entry, no. 821, Missionary Department, Missionary Registers, 1860–1959, Book C, 85, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; “Henry Naisbitt,” England Births and Christenings, 1538–1975, FamilySearch database, available at familysearch.org; “Naisbitt, Henry W.,” in Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vol. 3 (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History, 1920), 175–76; “Pioneer of 1854 Dies in Salt Lake,” Inter-Mountain Republican (Salt Lake City), 27 Feb. 1908, 2.