John Alma Vance
John Alma Vance was born on 17 September 1855 in Alpine, Utah Territory, to John Wesley Vance and Angelia Vail. He married Matilda Martin on 2 June 1881 in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. Vance was a schoolteacher and spent two years of his career in Tooele, Utah. He died on 30 September 1936 in Orem, Utah.
 John Alma Vance, death certificate, 30 Sept. 1936, “Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1964,” database with images, FamilySearch, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6883-WWK?i=8; “John Alma Vance,” Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah Co., UT, Find a Grave, posted 19 June 2011 (memorial no. 71614632), accessed 19 July 2019, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/71614632/john-alma-vance; Matilda Vance Elliott, “John Alma Vance,” available at FamilySearch, accessed 19 July 2019, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/6129165?p=13072135.