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Snow’s descendants can now learn more about his extensive missionary travels and experiences in a new way, thanks to a new online database called Early Mormon Missionaries, developed by the LDS Church History Library, in partnership with FamilySearch and the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.
The database, tagged with the missionary charge, “Go Ye Into All the World” (Mark 16:15), features the names of 41,000 men and women who served full-time proselytizing missions for the church in 36 countries worldwide from 1830 through 1930, with links to thousands of sources in the Church History Library.
Erastus Snow’s great-great-great-grandson, Elder Steven E. Snow, a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy as well as church historian and recorder, announced the launch of the new database at theRootsTech Conference on Thursday afternoon.
“It’s a fascinating database,” Elder Snow said, comparing Early Mormon Missionaries to the church’sMormon Overland Trails Pioneer Travel database. “It’s a rich source of information and a way to connect us to our past.”
Read the full article at Deseret News.