Joseph John Daynes

April 2, 1851–January 15, 1920

Born at Norwich, Norfolk, England; son of Eliza Miller and John Frederick Nicholas Daynes. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 4.28)


  1. [1] Marion Peter Overson, “Joseph J. Daynes, First Tabernacle Organist: His Contributions to the Musical Culture of Utah and the Significance of His Life and Works” (master’s thesis, Brigham Young University, 1954), 11–12, 16. “Some of Our Composers: Professor Joseph J. Daynes,” Juvenile Instructor 37:198–201. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2016), Joseph John Daynes KWNT-B6C . “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (, accessed Dec. 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 106/520 (1920), Joseph John Daynes.