John Daniel Thompson McAllister

19 February 1827–21 January 1910 (Age 82)
Lewes, Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of John Daniel Thompson

When John Daniel Thompson McAllister was born on 19 February 1827, in Lewes, Sussex, Delaware, United States, his father, William James Frazier McAllister, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth "Eliza" Thompson, was 23. He married Ellen Handley on 5 July 1847, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 21 January 1910, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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John Daniel Thompson McAllister
Angeline Sophronia Goforth
Marriage: 11 January 1857
Angeline Goforth McAllister
James Goforth McAllister
Allister Goforth McAllister
Richard Goforth McAllister
Eliza Thompson Goforth McAllister
William Wallace Goforth McAllister
Effie Dean Goforth McAllister
Josephine Goforth McAllister

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 33
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair ‘son of Alasdair’, the Gaelic form of the personal name Alexander .History: MacAlister is the name of a Scottish Highland clan claiming descent from Alasdair Mòr Mac Dòmhnaill, a younger son of Domhnall mac Raghnaill, founder of Clan Donald (see McDonald ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Original Handcart Song, July 1856

    Lyrics by John Daniel Thompson McAllister Music by Frederick Beesley and JDT McAllister New Verse added by Lucile Cardon Reading JDT McAllister wrote the words while serving as President of the Briti …

    Sources (113)

    • John McAllister in entry for Effie D Sproat, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John D F McCallister, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jm. D.T. Mcallister im Eintrag für Thomas H. Alvey und Minerria Mcallister Allred, „Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941“

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