23 March 1847–22 November 1886 (Age 39)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
When John Alma Vance was born on 23 March 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Isaac Young Vance, was 28 and his mother, Martha Eleanor Yager, was 24. He married Mariah Forbush on 14 June 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and North Bend, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. In 1870, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as farmer in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 22 November 1886, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
John Alma Vance He was the father of Hyrum Sanford Vance, the author’s own grandfather. According to John Vance as recorded on p. 26 of this paper as well as in the Journal History of the Church for …
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