September 27, 1809
Peter Junior is born in Fayette, New York as the sixth child and fifth son of Peter Whitmer, Sr. and Mary Musselman.
Peter Whitmer Home
Joseph Smith moves to Fayette, New York to continue the translation at the home of Peter Whitmer’s father, Peter Whitmer Sr.
Joseph Smith finishes translating the Book of Mormon at the Whitmer home.
The Eight Witnesses, including Peter Jr. see the golden plates and testify of the book’s truth.
April 6, 1830
The Church is formally organized in Fayette, New York. Peter is one of the official six members of the Church.
Peter is called to travel with Oliver Cowdery, Parley P. Pratt and Ziba Peterson on a special mission to preach to Native Americans in Missouri.
Stopping in Ohio, they convert Sidney Rigdon and approximately 130 members of his congregation within three weeks.
Moves to Jackson County, Missouri.
October 14, 1832
Marries Vashti Higley, with whom he has three children.
Peter and his family relocate to Far West, Missouri
Peter is on the High Council.
September 22, 1836
Peter dies of tuberculosis in Liberty, Missouri.