About John Corrill
Wikipedia Biographical Summary:
"...John Corrill (September 17, 1794 – September 26, 1842) was an early member and leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and an elected representative in the Missouri State Legislature. He was prominently involved in the Mormon conflicts in Missouri before leaving the church in 1839 and publishing A Brief History of the Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints (Commonly Called Mormons)..."
"...Corrill was born near Barre, Massachusetts. He worked as a carriage builder, surveyor, and architect and married a woman named Margaret, with whom he had at least five children. Historians believe his writing ability and personal library suggest he may have had some formal education..."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Corrill', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 21 December 2010, 19:49 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Corrill&oldid=403581585> [accessed 19 January 2011]