Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881

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Dates:
Birth 1811-09-19
Death 1881-10-03
English

Biographical notes:

Orson Pratt (1811-1881) was a member of the Council of Twelves Apostles of the Latter-day Saint Church, serving from 1835 to 1881.

From the description of Orson Pratt letter and postcard, 1861, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365148968

From the guide to the Orson Pratt papers and postcard, 1861, 1881, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Mormon Church leader, philosopher, and Utah pioneer.

From the description of Letter, 1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622519

Mormon missionary, editor, educator, mathematician, and author. Apostle of the Mormon Church, 1835-1881.

From the description of Correspondence, 1851-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480119

From the guide to the Orson Pratt correspondence, 1851-1857, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Apostle in the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494927

From the description of Letter, 1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322763

Orson Pratt was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve, 1835-1881.

From the guide to the MS 587 Orson Pratt autobiography and journals 1833-1847 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

Orson Pratt was born on 19 September 1811 in Hartford, New York, the son of Jared and Charity Dickenson Pratt. He was an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the LDS Church and held various positions therein. Pratt was also an accomplished mathematician, helping William Clayton invent another version of the modern odometer for the journey to the Salt Lake Valley, and had a strong interest in astromony. Orson Pratt died on 3 October 1881.

From the guide to the Orson Pratt certificate, 1859, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Apostle in the Mormon Church from 1835 to 1881.

From the description of Letter, 1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699824

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Subjects:

  • Correspondence
  • Conversion
  • Missions and Missionaries
  • Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
  • Missions, 1829-1847
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
  • Mormon Church--History--Sources
  • Missionary work
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--Biography
  • Astronomy
  • Mormons
  • Religion
  • Material Types
  • Mathematics
  • Mormon Church--Missions--Tahiti
  • Mormons--Utah--Correspondence
  • Mormon church--Missions--History--Sources
  • Book industry and trade--History--Sources
  • Pioneers--emigration and immigration
  • Mormons--Correspondence
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Immigration and American Expansion
  • Pioneers
  • Mormon pioneers--History--Sources

Occupations:

  • General Authorities

Places:

  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Society Islands (French Polynesia)--Tahiti (as recorded)
  • East (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) (as recorded)
  • Salt Lake Valley (Utah) (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)