Fifth Generation Missionary to Samoa Upholds Inspiring Legacy

by | Aug. 21, 2014

News from Utah

Young missionary, Jacob Gary Anderson, will arrive 26 August, 2014 in Samoa to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

126 years ago, Jacob’s great-great grandfather, Joseph H. Dean, arrived as a missionary in Samoa, later becoming the first mission president to serve there.

While serving as a missionary in Hawaii, Joseph Dean received word from a Hawaiian Latter-day Saint living in Samoa, Samuela Manoa, that people there were interested in the Church.
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