Pratt Family Notes, L.D.S. Family Record Book

Parley Parker Pratt Jr. born 25 March 1837, Kirtland, Lake Co., Ohio.  Baptized and Confirmed by Orson Pratt, 11 July 1845; ordained an Elder by Parley P. Pratt Sr. 1855; Ordained a Seventy by President Joseph Young, 19 April 1861; Married to Brighamine Nielsen by Erastus Snow, St. George Temple, 18 Jany 1877; Endowed at Salt Lake City, winter of 1855; Patriarchal Blessing by Wm. J. Smith, 3 July 1882; Mission to England – Leeds – Hull and Nottingham, 23 April 1861, Returned 25 Oct. 1864; Mission to Eastern States Mission, went, 6 Dec. 1873, returned 1874; Migrated from Nauvoo to Salt Lake City June 1847; Avocation: Tax Collector; Height: 6 Feet; Weight: 165 lbs.; Chest Size: 38; Color of Eyes: Hazen; Color of Hair: Black; General Condition of Health: Good; Specially interested in Church work, Chemistry; Died: of Cancer of Stomach at Salt Lake City, 26 Aug. 1897.

Crossed the plains at 10 years of age.  Entered Salt Lake Valley late in Sept. 1847; Married to Romania Bunnell by Brigham Young, 19 Nov. 1859; Sealed in the House of the Lord to above by Brigham Young, 19 Nov. 1859; Six sons and one daughter was the issue of his marriage; Was set apart as a missionary to the Eastern States Mission, this being the 3rd mission, 9 Oct. 1876; Ordained and set apart as a President in the 14th Quorum by Pres. W.W. Taylor, June 20th 1883; Was set apart as a home Missionary about 1879.  Residence, Salt Lake City, Utah.

[Parley Parker Pratt Jr. & Descendants, Cora S. Winkler, 1992]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Dec. 2006]

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