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John Hoagland

1833– 1893

Older brother of Elizabeth Hoagland; born in Detroit, Michigan; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, with his family following his parents’ baptism in 1841; immigrated to Utah in 1847 in same company with GQC and settled in same ward, Fourteenth Ward; wounded in Indian attack near Parley’s Park in August 1853, during which John Dixon and John Quayle were killed; served mission to Switzerland, 1866–68; became proprietor of hotel in Ogden, Utah, 1868–72; returned to Salt Lake City in 1872; worked primarily as farmer and teamster until his death. (See Jenson, BE, 2:365; “At Rest in Death,” Deseret Evening News, Sept. 6, 1893; GQC journal, Oct. 31, 1853.)