Julian Moses

1810– 1892

Born in Norfolk, Connecticut; baptized in 1834 while teaching school in Canaan, Connecticut; missionary to eastern and southern states prior to immigrating to Utah in 1847; first male schoolteacher in Salt Lake Valley; called on mission to Society Islands in 1850; traveled to California in company with Jonathan and Caroline Crosby and others; assigned to island of Tahiti; returned to the U.S. in 1852 because of problems with the government; presided over the Latter-day Saints in northern part of Mill Creek Ward following his return to Utah; died in Salt Lake City. (See Whitney, History of Utah, 4:325–26; Ellsworth, Journals of Addison Pratt, 595; Lyman, Payne, and Ellsworth, No Place to Call Home, 565; Davies, Mormon Gold, 404; “Death of Julian Moses,” Deseret Evening News, Apr. 12, 1892; GQC journal, Nov. 27, 1852.)