Aftermath of Parley P. Pratt Home in Nauvoo by Rick J. However, he “felt drawn out in an extraordinary manner to search the prophets, and to pray for an understanding of the same. In 1830, Parley P. Pratt had, through hard industrious labor, obtained a flourishing farm, orchard and home. June 9, 1847, Parley’s agent, Ezra Bickford sold the Parley home on the corner of Wells and Young Street for $850 to William Quarter. Grow; Parley P. Pratt Home in Nauvoo by Paul DeBry; Return to histories of Parley P. Pratt He served as an apostle from 1835 until he was killed in 1857. A native of New York, Pratt had moved to Ohio but felt spiritually prompted to return to New York and preach. Parley Parker Pratt was born on April 12, 1807, in Burlington, New York, to Jared and Charity Pratt. The Pratt family, like the family of Joseph Smith, struggled financially and moved several times. Pratt, Parley P. The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt, One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Embracing His Life, Ministry and Travels, with Extracts, in Prose and Verse, from His Miscellaneous Writings. 1848, “The first resident pastor, Father James Griffith, secured the store of Parley P. Pratt in 1848 for a purchase price of $900 to … Parley P. Pratt In the late summer of 1830, Parley P. Pratt, then 23 years old, came across a copy of the Book of Mormon. Fish, under direction of Robert J.