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Conversion of Jason Ballad to Mormonism

Dublin Core

Title

Conversion of Jason Ballad to Mormonism

Subject

Creator

Makechnie, Cope

Source

“No Place to Call Home:” The Autobiography of Caroline Barnes Crosby

Publisher

University of Colorado, Boulder

Date

1835

Contributor

Makechnie, Cope

Relation

The Autobiography of Louisa Barnes Pratt

Conversion Item Type Metadata

Type of conversion

Conversion between religion

Ritual

Baptism

Origin religion

Date of conversion

Spring 1835

Description

Jason Ballard was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the spring of 1835, along with his mother and aunt. The family was introduced to the religion by Jonathan and Caroline Crosby, and baptized by a LDS missionary, Elder Brent.

Biographical Quotation

“The day before they [Elder Brent and his companion] left br Jason Ballad was baptised, also his mother and aunt.” No Place to Call Home: The autobiography of Caroline Barnes Pratt

Bibliography

“Youth to Marriage: Memoirs, 1807 to October 1834." In No Place To Call Home: The 1807-1857 Life Writings of Caroline Barnes Crosby, Chronicler of Outlying Mormon Communities, edited by Lyman Edward Leo, Payne Susan Ward, and Ellsworth S. George, 17-30. University Press of Colorado, 2005. doi:10.2307/j.ctt4cgp1q.9.

Citation

Makechnie, Cope, “Conversion of Jason Ballad to Mormonism,” The American Converts Database, accessed September 20, 2018, http://americanconverts.org/items/show/912.

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