Ancestral Stuff

Apostles; Special witnesses of Jesus Christ
Anxiously waiting the morning at the Salt Lake City Cemetery

Name - Apostle #
Birthdate
Date Became an Apostle
Death Date
GPS
Headstone
Notes:
Salt Lake City Cemetery - (801) 569-5020
Research Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Enter on 4th Avenue & "N" Street
Luke S. Johnson - 8
03 Nov 1807
15 Feb 1835
09 Dec 1861
N 40° 46.617
W 111° 51.701
F-13-6
Elder Johnson Grave
Was excommunicated for apostasy 13 Apr 1838
Rebaptized 1846
Member of the original Quorum of 12 Apostles
Orson Pratt - 10
19 Sep 1811
26 Apr 1835
03 Oct 1881
N 40° 46.513
W 111° 51.499
I-2-13
Elder Pratt Grave
Was excommunicated for apostasy 1842
Rebaptized 1843
One of the first two Mormons to enter the Salt Lake Valley, the other being Erastus Snow.
Last surviving member of the original Quorum of 12 Apostles
John Taylor - 14
November 1, 1808
December 19, 1838
July 5, 1887
N 40° 46.624
W 111° 51.719
F-11-9
Elder Taylor Grave
Was promoted to Quorum President when Orson Hyde was given reduced seniority.
Quorum President Jun 1875
Prophet October 10, 1980
Wilford Woodruff - 15
March 1, 1807
April 26, 1839
September 2, 1898
N 40° 46.553
W 111° 51.746
C-6-10
Elder Woodruff Grave
Quorum President 10 Oct 1880
Prophet April 7, 1889
George A. Smith - 16
26 Jun 1817
26 Apr 1839
01 Sep 1875
N 40° 46.489
W 111° 51.520
I-5-1
Elder Smith Grave
First Counselor to Brigham Young, 1868
Willard Richards - 17
24 Jun 1804
14 Apr 1840
11 Mar 1854
N 40° 46.485
W 111° 51.761
H-10-11
Elder Richards Grave
Second Counselor to Brigham Young, 27 Dec 1847
Witness to the death of Joseph and Hyrum Smith
Erastus Snow - 23
09 Nov 1818
12 Feb 1849
27 May 1888
N 40° 46.553
W 111° 51.748
C-6-11
Elder Snow Grave
One of the first two Mormons to enter the Salt Lake Valley, the other being Orson Pratt.
Distant Cousin to Lorenzo Snow.
George Q. Cannon - 25
11 Jan 1827
26 Aug 1860
12 Apr 1901
N 40° 46.524
W 111° 51.697
B-11-17
Elder Cannon Grave
Quorum President 09 Dec 1899
Counselor to Young, Taylor, Woodruff, & Snow
Joseph F. Smith - 26
November 13, 1838
July 1, 1866
November 19, 1918
N 40° 46.548
W 111° 51.787
Park-14-12
Elder Smith Grave
Son of Hyrum Smith.
Never served in the Quorum as he was immediately called to the First Presidency.
Quorum President 10 Oct 1901
Prophet October 17, 1901
Brigham Young, Jr. - 27
18 Dec 1836
01 Jan 1868
11 Apr 1903
N 40° 46.519
W 111° 51.482
I-22-1
Elder Young Grave
Son of Brigham Young. Was ordained an apostle in 1864, but did not become member of the Quorum until 1868.
Quorum President 09 Dec 1899
Albert Carrington - 28
08 Jan 1813
03 Jul 1870
19 Sep 1889
N 40° 46.574
W 111° 51.657
D-10-11
Elder Carrington Grave
Was excommunicated for adultery 07 Nov 1885
Rebaptized (01 Nov 1887)

Unmarked Grave
John Henry Smith - 31
18 Sep 1848
27 Oct 1880
13 Oct 1911
N 40° 46.492
W 111° 51.526
I-5-2-2
Elder Smith Grave
Second Counselor to Joseph F. Smith, 07 Apr 1910
Son of George A. Smith.
George Teasdale - 32
08 Dec 1831
16 Oct 1882
06 Jun 1907
N 40° 46.500
W 111° 51.729
B-5-8-1-W
Elder Teasdale Grave
Unmarked Grave
Heber J. Grant - 33
November 22, 1856
October 16, 1882
May 14, 1945
N 40° 46.632
W 111° 51.699
N-2-1
Elder Grant Grave
Quorum President 18 Nov 1916
Prophet November 23, 1918
John W. Taylor - 34
15 May 1858
15 May 1884
10 Oct 1916
N 40° 46.633
W 111° 51.722
N-4-14-3
Elder Taylor Grave
Son of John Taylor.
Resigned from the Quorum in Apr 1905.
Was excommunicated in 1911.
Anthon H. Lund - 36
15 May 1844
07 Oct 1889
02 Mar 1921
N 40° 46.654
W 111° 51.709
N-13-3-1
Elder Lund Grave
Quorum President 23 Nov 1918
Abraham H. Cannon -37
12 Mar 1859
07 Oct 1889
19 Jul 1896
N 40° 46.535
W 111° 51.739
C-5-2-1
Elder Cannon Grave
Matthias F. Cowley - 38
25 Aug 1858
07 Oct 1897
16 Jun 1940
N 40° 46.651
W 111° 51.704
N-2-15-1
Elder Cowley Grave
Resigned from the Quorum 28 Oct 1905. His priesthood was suspended 11 May 1911, and later restored 1936.
Abraham O. Woodruff - 39
23 Nov 1872
07 Oct 1897
20 Jun 1904
N 40° 46.557
W 111° 51.750
C-6-9-2
Elder Woodruff Grave
Son of Wilford Woodruff. Died prematurely of smallpox at age 31.
Rudger Clawson - 40
12 Mar 1857
10 Oct 1898
21 Jun 1943
N 40° 46.469
W 111° 51.789
Park-1-3-5
Elder Clawson Grave
Quorum President 02 Mar 1921
Hyrum M. Smith - 42
21 Mar 1872
24 Oct 1901
23 Jan 1918
N 40° 46.556
W 111° 51.785
Park-14-9-1
Elder Smith Grave
Brother of Joseph Fielding Smith, son of Joseph F. Smith, and grandson of Hyrum Smith.
George Albert Smith - 43
April 4, 1870
October 8, 1903
April 4,1951
N 40° 46.489
W 111° 51.517
I-5-15
Elder Smith Grave
Son of John Henry Smith and grandson of George A. Smith.
Quorum President 21 Jun 1943
Prophet May 21, 1945
Charles W. Penrose - 44
04 Feb 1832
07 Jul 1904
16 May 1925
N 40° 46.480
W 111° 51.422
P-2-7-3
Elder Penrose Grave
Counselor to Smith 1911, Grant 1918
George F. Richards - 45
23 Feb 1861
09 Apr 1906
08 Aug 1950
N 40° 46.569
W 111° 51.395
Q-16-12
Elder Richards Grave
Son of Franklin D. Richards
Quorum President 21 May 1945
Orson F. Whitney - 46
01 Jul 1855
09 Apr 1906
16 May 1931
N 40° 46.528
W 111° 51.468
Q-8-11-1
Elder Whitney Grave
Grandson of both Newel K. Whitney and Heber C. Kimball.
David O. McKay - 47
September 8, 1873
April 9, 1906
January 18,1970
N 40° 46.695
W 111° 51.773
West-3-79
Elder McKay Grave
Quorum President 08 Aug 1950
Prophet April 9, 1951
Joseph Fielding Smith - 49
July 19, 1876
April 7, 1910
July 2, 1972
N 40° 46.548
W 111° 51.785
Park-14-14
Elder Smith Grave
Brother of Hyrum M. Smith, son of Joseph F. Smith, and grandson of Hyrum Smith
Remained a member of the quorum while a counselor to David O. McKay
Quorum President 09 Apr 1951
Prophet January 23, 1970
James E. Talmage - 50
21 Sep 1862
08 Dec 1911
27 Jul 1933
N 40° 46.552
W 111° 51.691
C-CA-2-1
Elder Talmage Grave
Author of Jesus the Christ & The Articles of Faith (Both Books)
Melvin J. Ballard - 53
09 Feb 1873
07 Jan 1919
30 Jul 1939
N 40° 46.594
W 111° 51.782
Park-34-10-2
Elder Ballard Grave
Opened South American Mission
John A. Widtsoe - 54
31 Jan 1872
17 Mar 1921
29 Nov 1952
N 40° 46.587
W 111° 51.777
Park-33-2-1
Elder Widtsoe Grave
President of the University of Utah
Joseph F. Merrill - 55
24 Aug 1868
08 Oct 1931
03 Feb 1952
N 40° 46.631
W 111° 51.742
N-5-1-5
Elder Merrill Grave
Son of Marriner W. Merrill.
Charles A. Callis - 56
04 May 1865
12 Oct 1933
21 Jan 1947
N 40° 46.696
W 111° 51.750
West-3-96-1
Elder Callis Grave
J. Reuben Clark - 57
01 Sep 1871
11 Oct 1934
06 Oct 1961
N 40° 46.696
W 111° 51.779
West-3-120-4
Elder Clark Grave
Counselor to Grant 1933, Smith 1945, McKay 1951
Alonzo A. Hinckley - 58
23 Apr 1870
11 Oct 1934
22 Dec 1936
N 40° 46.639
W 111° 51.354
X2-151-1
Elder Hinckley Grave
Albert E. Bowen - 59
31 Oct 1875
08 Apr 1937
15 Jul 1953
N 40° 46.709
W 111° 51.778
West-3-153-1
Elder Bowen Grave
Sylvester Q. Cannon - 60
10 Jun 1877
06 Oct 1939
29 May 1943
N 40° 46.519
W 111° 51.708
B-11-15-4
Elder Cannon Grave
Son of George Q. Cannon. Was ordained apostle and Associate to the Quorum on 14 Apr 1938.
Harold B. Lee - 61
March 28, 1899
April 10, 1941
December 26, 1973
N 40° 46.751
W 111° 51.726
West-6-76
Elder Lee Grave
Quorum President 23 Jan 1970
Prophet July 7, 1972
Spencer W. Kimball - 62
March 28, 1895
October 7, 1943
November 5, 1985
N 40° 46.852
W 111° 51.756
West-13-44
Elder Kimball Grave
Grandson of Heber C. Kimball
Quorum President 07 Jul 1972
Prophet December 30, 1973
Mark E. Petersen - 64
07 Nov 1900
20 Apr 1944
11 Jan 1984
N 40° 46.772
W 111° 51.637
U-22-11-2
Elder Petersen Grave
Matthew Cowley - 65
02 Aug 1897
11 Oct 1945
13 Dec 1953
N 40° 46.652
W 111° 51.705
N-2-16-1
Elder Cowley Grave
Son of Matthias F. Cowley
Much Loved missionary in the South Pacific
Henry D. Moyle - 66
22 Apr 1889
10 Apr 1947
18 Sep 1963
N 40° 46.704
W 111° 51.758
West-3-143-3
Elder Moyle Grave
Counselor to David O. McKay, 12 Jun 1959
LeGrand Richards - 69
06 Feb 1886
10 Apr 1952
11 Jan 1983
N 40° 46.570
W 111° 51.384
Q-16-5-3
Elder Richards Grave
Son of George F. Richards, grandson of Franklin D. Richards, and nephew of Willard Richards.
Adam S. Bennion - 70
02 Dec 1886
09 Apr 1953
11 Feb 1958
N 40° 46.728
W 111° 51.760
West-4-54-1
Elder Bennion Grave
Richard L. Evans - 71
23 Mar 1906
08 Oct 1953
01 Nov 1971
N 40° 46.819
W 111° 51.728
West-11-171-1
Elder Evans Grave
Voice of “The Tabernacle Choir” for 42 Years
George Q. Morris - 72
20 Feb 1874
08 Apr 1954
23 Apr 1962
N 40° 46.660
W 111° 51.698
N-14-10-3
Elder Morris Grave
Hugh B. Brown - 73
24 Oct 1883
10 Apr 1958
02 Dec 1975
N 40° 46.843
W 111° 51.700
West-14-94-3
Elder Brown Grave
Third Counselor to David O. McKay, 22 Jun 1961
Howard W. Hunter - 74
November 14, 1907
October 15, 1959
March 3, 1995
N 40° 46.843
W 111° 51.801
West-12-36
Elder Hunter Grave
Quorum President 20 May 1988
Prophet June 5, 1994
Gordon B. Hinckley - 75
June 23, 1910
October 5, 1961
January 27, 2008
N 40° 46.706
W 111° 51.780
West-3-178
Elder Hinckley Grave
Nephew of Alonzo A. Hinckley
Quorum President 05 Jun 1994
Prophet March 12, 1995
N. Eldon Tanner - 76
09 May 1898
11 Oct 1962
27 Nov 1982
N 40° 46.519
W 111° 51.568
I-14-5-1
Elder Tanner Grave
Counselor to McKay1963, Smith 1970, Lee 1972, Kimball 1973
Thomas S. Monson - 77
August 21, 1927
February 3, 2008
N 40° 46.515
W 111° 51.631
X-n-n
Elder Monson Grave
Bruce R. McConkie - 80
29 Jul 1915
12 Oct 1972
19 Apr 1985
N 40° 46.835
W 111° 51.661
West-15-57-4
Elder McConkie Grave
Son-in-law of Joseph Fielding Smith
Author of Mormon Doctrine, Doctrinal New Testament Commentaries and Messiah series.
L. Tom Perry - 81
05 Aug 1922
11 Apr 1974
30 May 2015
N 40° 46.???
W 111° 51.???
X-n-n
Elder Perry Grave
Neal A. Maxwell - 84
06 Jul 1926
23 Jul 1981
21 Jul 2004
N 40° 46.859
W 111° 51.837
West-12-100-4
Elder Maxwell Grave
Joseph B. Wirthlin - 88
11 Jun 1917
09 Oct 1986
01 Dec 2008
N 40° 46.???
W 111° 51.???
X-n-n
Elder Wirthlin Grave


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