Person:Jesse Mortensen (1)

Jesse Leonidas Mortensen
b.21 APR 1873 Parowan, Iron, Utah
m. 5 APR 1944
Facts and Events
Name Jesse Leonidas Mortensen
Gender Male
Birth? 21 APR 1873 Parowan, Iron, Utah
Marriage 5 APR 1944 to Jennie Merinda Follett
Death? 18 NOV 1967 South Gate, Los Angeles, California
Burial? 22 NOV 1967 Smithfield Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah

!SSDI: 547-44-5104

!DEATH: City may be Maywood

!NAME: Middle name may be spelled Leonadus

  1.   Family Search. 1880 United States Census and National Index. (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2001), Disk 35.

    Parowan, Iron, Utah Page 358D

    Age 7, At Home

  2.   Jenson, Andrew. Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (Salt Lake City, UT: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1901-1936), Volume 4.

    Mortensen, Jesse Leonidas, Bishop of the Lankershim Ward, Hollywood Stake, California, from 1929 to 1930+, was born April 21, 1873, in Parowan, Utah, the son of Hans J. Mortensen and Emily Dionitia Alexander. He was baptized June 2, 1881, ordained a Seventy Feb. 14, 1897, by Heber J. Grant, and filled a mission to the Northern States in 1897-1899. He was ordained a High Priest Nov. 4, 1894, by Levi P. Helm, and a Bishop April 21, 1918, by Richard R. Lyman. Before moving to California he acted as Bishop of the Amalga Ward, Benson Stake, Utah, in 1918-1925.

    Stake and Ward Officers
    Hollywood Stake