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Willard Snow

1811– 1853

Older brother of Erastus Snow; born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont; baptized in 1833 in Vermont; gathered with the Saints in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; immigrated to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847; called on mission to Europe in 1851; appointed to preside over Scandinavian mission the following year; died on North Sea while sailing from Denmark to England, August 1853. (See Jenson, BE, 4:374; Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men, 1174; Jenson, History of the Scandinavian Mission, 566; GQC journal, Feb. 3, 1854.)