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Lorenzo Snow

April 3, 1814–October 10, 1901

1 Born at Mantua, Portage County, Ohio; son of Rosetta Leonora Pettibone and Oliver Snow. 2 Baptized at Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, 1836. 3 Married Charlotte Merrill Squires, 1846; participated in plural marriage. 4 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1848. 5 Ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 1849. 6 Appointed to colonize Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah Territory, 1853. 7 Appointed president of the Quorum of the Twelve, 1889. 8 Served as president of the Salt Lake temple. 9 Served as fifth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1898–1901. 10 Died at Salt Lake City; buried at Brigham City. 11 (See Document 4.28)

Footnotes

  1. [1] Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 1:26. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (http://heritage.utah.gov/history/cemeteries, accessed Jan. 2015), Lorenzo Snow.
  2. [2] Eliza Roxcy Snow, Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow, One of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: Deseret News Company, 1884), 1.
  3. [3] Snow, Biography and Family Record , 7.
  4. [4] Snow, Biography and Family Record , 84, 488–495. “Sudden Death of President Snow,” Deseret Evening News, Oct. 10, 1901, 1.
  5. [5] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), Lorenzo Snow.
  6. [6] Snow, Biography and Family Record , 48–49. Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:28.
  7. [7] Snow, Biography and Family Record , 260. Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:28–29.
  8. [8] Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:30.
  9. [9] Ibid.
  10. [10] Jenson, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 1:30–31. “Sudden Death of President Snow,” 1.
  11. [11] “Sudden Death of President Snow,” 1. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Lorenzo Snow.