Franklin Dewey Richards

Franklin Dewey Richards

Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Dec 1899 (aged 78)
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Burial Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Plot C-4-2-5W
Memorial ID 6280487 · View Source
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Apostle of The Church of Jesus Chirst of Latter-day Saints. Nephew to Levi and Willard Richards, he journyed west and arrived at Haun's Mill only to find his brother killed and thrown down a well. Another brother died on the Batallion march, and lost two sons on the trek west. Pressing on faithful he served 4 times to Britain, 3 times as Mission President. Published there the first Pearl of Great Price, 30 years later becoming cannonized scripture of the Standard Works of the Church. Returning home to Ogden, UT he served as President of the Twelve for 15 months til his death.

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