“John Murdock,” For the Strength of Youth, Sept. 2021, inside back cover.
After his wife, Julia, died, John asked Joseph and Emma Smith to raise his newborn twins .
Established a mission in Sydney, Australia, in 1851.
John served at least six missions for the Church between 1831 and 1853—sometimes at a great sacrifice to himself and his family. Throughout his life, he defended the Prophet Joseph Smith and was constant in his devotion to the gospel of Jesus Christ.