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apostlea (fathers, sons, grandfathers, grandsons who were apostles ** )

Fathers and sons, grandfathers and grandsons who have served as apostles


The year in parentheses following each apostle’s name is the year of ordination to the apostleship.


 

1. Fathers and sons who have served as apostles (second-generation apostles)

 

                                                                                ·  Brigham Young (1835) and Joseph Angell Young (1864)

                                                                                    ·  Brigham Young (1835) and Brigham Young, Jr (1864) 

                                                                                    ·  Brigham Young (1835) and John Willard Young (1864) 

                                                                                    ·  Hyrum Smith (1837) and Joseph F Smith (1866) 

                                                                                   ·  John Taylor (1838) and John Whittaker Taylor (1884) 

                                                                                   ·  Wilford Woodruff (1839) and Abraham Owen Woodruff (1897)

·  George A Smith (1839) and John Henry Smith (1880)

·  Amasa Mason Lyman (1842) and Francis Marion Lyman (1880)

·  Franklin Dewey Richards (1849) and George Franklin Richards (1906)

·  Jedediah Morgan Grant (1854) and Heber Jeddy Grant (1882)

·  George Quayle Cannon (1860) and Abraham Hoagland Cannon (1889)

·  George Quayle Cannon (1860) and Sylvester Quayle Cannon (1938)

·  Joseph F Smith (1866) and Hyrum Mack Smith (1901)

·  Joseph F Smith (1866) and Joseph Fielding Smith (1910)

·  Francis Marion Lyman (1880) and Richard Roswell Lyman (1918)

·  John Henry Smith (1880) and George Albert Smith (1903)

·  Marriner Wood Merrill (1889) and Joseph Francis Merrill (1931)

·  Matthias Foss Cowley (1897) and Matthew Cowley (1945)

·  George Franklin Richards (1906) and LeGrand Richards (1952)

 

2. Fathers, sons, and grandsons who have served as apostles (third generation apostles)

· Hyrum Smith (1837), Joseph F Smith (1866), and Joseph Fielding Smith (1910)

· Hyrum Smith (1837), Joseph F Smith (1866), and Hyrum Mack Smith (1902)

· George A Smith (1839), John Henry Smith (1880), and George Albert Smith (1903)

· Amasa M Lyman (1842), Francis M Lyman (1880), and Richard R Lyman (1918)

· Franklin D Richards (1849), George F Richards (1906), and LeGrand Richards (1952)

 

3. Grandfathers and grandsons who served as apostles (skipping a generation)

· Heber Chase Kimball (1835) and Orson Ferguson Whitney (1906)

· Heber Chase Kimball (1835) and Spencer Woolley Kimball (1943)

· Willard Richards (1840) and Stephen L Richards (1917)

· Hyrum Mack Smith (1901) and M Russell Ballard (1985)

· Melvin Joseph Ballard (1919) and M Russell Ballard (1985)

 

4. Great-grandfather and great-grandson who served as apostles (skipping 2 generations)

· Ezra Taft Benson (1846) and Ezra Taft Benson (1943)

 

5. Great-great-grandfather and great-great-grandson who served as apostles (skipping 3 generations)

· Amasa M. Lyman (1842) and James E. Faust (1978)


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