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John Henry Spencer

August 29, 1835–August 20, 1891

1 Born at Waddington, Yorkshire, England; son of Mary Earnshaw and Richard Spencer. 2 Immigrated to the United States aboard the Sheffield, 1841. 3 Lived at Pottawattamie County, Iowa. 4 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1852. 5 Married first Jerusha Kibbee Elmer, 1858; participated in plural marriage. 6 Married second Lucy Lodica Elmer, 1860. 7 Settled at Payson, Utah County, Utah Territory. 8 Appointed to settle in Thistle Valley, Sanpete County, Utah Territory, 1877. 9 Served as bishop of the Indianola Ward. 10 Died at Payson. 11 (See Document 4.7)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “England Births and Christenings, 1538–1975,” index,  FamilySearch  (https://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), John Spencer, chr. Oct 11, 1835; citing Waddington, York, England; FHL microfilm 919153. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), John Henry Spencer KW86-4Y1 .
  2. [2] Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson Memorial Assoc./Deseret News, 1936), 4:550. “Family Tree,” database, John Henry Spencer.
  3. [3] “Mormon Migration,” database, 1840–1932, Mormon Migration (http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu, accessed Jan. 2015), John Spencer; extracted from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Immigration Index CD (2000).
  4. [4] 1850 U.S. census, District 21, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, p. 121B, Richd Spencer; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 188.
  5. [5] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), John Henry Spencer.
  6. [6] “Family Tree,” database, John Henry Spencer.
  7. [7] Ibid.
  8. [8] 1870 U.S. census, Payson, Utah Co., Utah Territory, p. 235B, John Spencer; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1612.
  9. [9] Madoline Cloward Dixon, Peteetneet Town: A History of Payson, Utah (Provo, UT: Press Publishing Co., 1974), 110. Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, 4:550. 1880 U.S. census, Thistle Precinct, Sanpete Co., Utah Territory, p. 471B, John Spencer; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1338.
  10. [10] Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, 4:550. “Lamanite Sisters Testify,” Woman’s Exponent 9, no. 10 (Oct. 15., 1880): 74–75.
  11. [11] “Family Tree,” database, John Henry Spencer. Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Jan. 2015), memorial no. 25645106, John Henry Spencer; Payson City Cemetery, Payson, UT.