John Alma Vance

23 March 1847–22 November 1886 (Age 39)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of John Alma

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.

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Family Time Line

John Alma Vance
1847–1886
Mariah Forbush
1847–1896
Marriage: 14 June 1869
Mary Eleanor Vance
1870–1960
John Alma Vance
1872–1955
Martha Alzina Vance
1873–1948
Cadie Maria Vance
1875–1954
Hyrum Sanford Vance
1878–1972
William Orrin Vance
1881–1881
Arthur Alonzo Vance
1883–1976
George Franklin Vance
1886–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1869
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 20

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847)

Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847) https://history.lds.org/overlandtravel/companies/340/jedediah-m-grant-willard-snow-company Jedediah M. Grant in the 1850s TYPE Wagon CATEGORY …

Sources (3)

  • 1880 John Vance, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1850 John Vance in household of Isaac Y Vance, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1860 John A Vance in household of Isaac Vance, "United States Census, 1860"

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