Some didn’t return home from their missions. Check these ten missionaries out.
Thomas Jeremy. Mission: Wales. DOB: 1815. Age in 1852: 37. From: Wales. DOD: 1891. Fellow missionary Dan Jones baptized his family.
Dan Daniels. Mission: Wales. DOB: 1807. Age in 1852: 45. From: Wales. DOD: 1879. Fellow missionary Dan Jones helped him emigrate to Utah.
Andrew Lamoreaux. Mission: France. DOB: 1813. Age in 1852: 39. From: Canada. DOD: 1855. Died on his return from his mission in St. Louis.
George Mayer. Mission: Germany. DOB: 1805. Age in 1852: 47. From: ??. DOD: 1896. Imprisoned and expelled for preaching in Germany.
Jacob Secrist. Mission: Germany. DOB: ??. Age in 1852: ??. From: Illinois??. DOD: 1855. Wife was pregnant when called to a mission. Also imprisoned and expelled for preaching in Germany. Died while leading a pioneer group to Utah on the way home from Germany.
George C Riser. Mission: Germany. DOB: 1818. Age in 1852: 34. From: Germany. DOD: 1892. President of German mission. Arrested and imprisoned for preaching the gospel.
Orson Spencer. Mission: Capital of Prussia. DOB: 1802. Age in 1852: 50. From: Massachusetts. DOD: 1855. Daniel Spencer is his brother. Former Baptist preacher. Head of the University of Nauvoo. 1843 mission to New Haven, CT. President of the British mission 1847-1848. Editor of the Millennial Star. Assistant editor of the Deseret News. Chancellor of the University of Deseret 1850. After a week in Berlin police forced him to leave. Died on a mission to Cherokee Nation from malaria.
Jacob Houtz. Mission: Capital of Prussia. DOB: 1814. Age in 1852: 38. From: Pennsylvania. DOD: 1896. Farmer.
Moses Clough. Mission: Capital of Prussia. DOB: 1828. Age in 1852: 24. From: New Hampshire. DOD: 1903.
Eric G M Hogan. Mission: Norway. DOB: 1802. Age in 1852: 50. From: Norway. DOD: 1876. Originally emigrated to Illinois to improve his financial situation then became a Mormon later.