Member of Anointed Quorum, admitted 4 May 1842.
Nauvoo temple worker, 10 Dec 1845 (NT-SUPP).
Baptized into LDS church by missionaries to unorganized Indian Territory, Nov. 1830.13 Appointed agent for church, 30 Aug. 1831.14 Ordained a high priest, by Dec. 1831.15 Appointed bishop at Kirtland, Dec. . . . Appointed bishop of Middle Ward at Commerce, Oct. 1839.22 Nauvoo city alderman, 1841–1843.23 Member of Nauvoo Masonic Lodge.24 Admitted to Council of Fifty, 11 Mar. 1844.25 Joined exodus of Latter-day Saints into Iowa Territory and Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. territory (later in Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska), 1846.26 Sustained as presiding bishop of church, 6 Apr. 1847.27 Migrated to Salt Lake Valley, fall 1848.1831http://josephsmithpapers.org/person/newel-kimball-whitney