Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Daniel Jones Stewart

STEWART, Daniel Jones, an Elder who died while filling a mission was born Feb 25 1871 in Beaver county Utah the son of Urban Van Stewart and Mary Ann Jones He was baptized when about eight years old and subsequently ordained a Seventy In 1895 he was called on a mission to the Southern States and left for Chattanooga Tennessee July 27th of that year He took hold of missionary labors in great earnest and gave promise of becoming a successful Elder but he was stricken with typhoid fever of which he died Nov 1 1895 His body was shipped to his home in Adamsville Beaver county Utah in charge of Elder George H Horne.


Anonymous said...

That's a sad tale. I hope it was some comfort to the family to know that he was out preaching the Gospel at the time of his death.


BruceCrow said...

Yes. Not all the death were by mob. But that doesn't make them any less sad.