Alexander Herron

5 April 1832–23 December 1890

Alexander Herron was born on 5 April 1832 in Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Daniel Herron and Mary Anderson. He came to the United States with two of his brothers and arrived in Utah Territory in 1851. On 8 December 1856, he married Mary White; they had twelve children. Herron was a tailor and moved with his family to Tooele, Utah Territory, in 1863. He died on 23 December 1890 in Salt Lake City.[1]

  1. [1] Alexander Herron, death record, 23 Dec. 1890, “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” database with images, FamilySearch,; Alice Bates Herron, “Alexander Herron,” undated typsescript, available at FamilySearch, accessed 10 July 2019,; Helen C. Coucher, “Alexander Herron,” in History of Tooele County (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Tooele County, 1961), 491.