Gates, Jacob, 1811-1892

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Member of the First Council of the Seventy, 1862-1892.

From the guide to the MS 1501 Jacob Gates journals 1836-1861 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

One of the seven presidents of the First Council of the Seventies, 1862-1892.

From the guide to the MS 12618 Jacob Gates collection circa 1835-1957 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

Jacob Gates (1811-1892) was president of the fourth quorum of the Seventies in 1844. He served many missions for the LDS church and was also politically active.

Jacob Gates was born 9 March 1811 in St. Johnsberry, Caledonia, Vermont to Lucy Plumley and Thomas Gates. He married Mary Minerva Snow 16 March 1833 and joined the LDS church in June on that same year. Jacob and his wife followed the church to Missouri, Illinois, and finally Utah. He was made a president of the fourth quorum of the Seventies in 1844. He served several missions throughout his life to the states and Europe. He lived in St. George, Washington County, Utah, for several years and served on the county court and in the Utah Territory House of Representatives representing Washington and Kane counties. Jacob died 14 April 1892 in Provo, Utah.

From the guide to the Jacob Gates land certificate for Margaret Snell, 1865, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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creatorOf MS 12618, Gates, Jacob 1811-1892. Jacob Gates collection circa 1835-1957 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 24502, Ashworth, Brent Ferrin 1949-. Brent F. Ashworth collection 1817-1993 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Young, Brighman, 1801-1877. Letter to presidents Charles C. Rich and David Fulmer /by Brigham Young, 1847 Jan 25. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gates, Jacob, 1811-1892. Jacob Gates land certificate for Margaret Snell, 1865. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1322, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith papers 1834-1877 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 7692, Gates, Susa Amelia Young 1856-1933. Susa Young Gates papers circa 1870-1933 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 2360, Rumel, Harold Stephen photographer 1909-1980. First Council of Seventy portraits 1835-1968 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Gates, Jacob. Letter, 1865. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Jacob Gates land certificate for Margaret Snell, 1865 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn PH 5962, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith photograph collection circa 1862-1873 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letter : to presidents Charles C. Rich and David Fulmer / by Brigham Young, 1847 Jan 25. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf MS 1501, Gates, Jacob 1811-1892. Jacob Gates journals 1836-1861 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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associatedWith Ashworth, Brent Ferrin 1949- person
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associatedWith Gates, Emma Forsberry 1830-1907 person
associatedWith Gates, Mary Minerva Snow 1814-1891 person
associatedWith Gates, Mary Ware 1844-1909 person
associatedWith Gates, Susa Amelia Young 1856-1933 person
associatedWith Gates, Thomas 1776-1851 person
associatedWith Smith, George Albert 1817-1875 person
associatedWith Snell family family
associatedWith Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. person
associatedWith Young, Brighman, 1801-1877. person
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Politics, Government, and Law
Civil Procedure and Courts
Mormons--Utah--Saint George--History
Missions, 1829-1847
Seventies
Pioneers--emigration and immigration
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Birth 1811-05-09

Death 1892-04-14

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