John Wesley Vance

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John Wesley Vance

Birthplace: Buffalo Valley, Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Death: Died in Twelve Mile Creek, Sanpete, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Alpine City Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lewis Reno Vance and Elizabeth Vance
Husband of Angelina Vance and Rhoda Freestone
Father of John Alma Vance; Angelia Vance; Lewis Jefferson Vance; Joseph Angus Vance; Isaac Reno Vance and 1 other
Brother of Mary Ann Vance; James Vance; Margaret Vance and Nancy Ann Vance

Occupation: Major
Managed by: Private User
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About John Wesley Vance

Biographical Summary:

"...Major John Wesley Vance was killed by Indians in Sanpete County, Utah during the Black Hawk Indian War. He was buried on top of the cemetery hill in the first military burial in the cemetery..."


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John Wesley Vance's Timeline

October 26, 1830
Buffalo Valley, Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Age 19
Jackson, Tennessee, USA
September 23, 1852
Age 21
Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory
September 17, 1855
Age 24
Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA
July 5, 1857
Age 26
Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA
May 16, 1859
Age 28
Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA
September 12, 1861
Age 30
Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA
August 3, 1863
Age 32
Alpine, Utah, Utah, USA