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Leonora Taylor (Cannon)

Birthplace: Peel, Isle of Man
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of John Taylor, President, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Mother of Joseph James Taylor; George John Taylor; Leonora Agnes Taylor and Mary Ann Taylor

Occupation: Marriage: 28 January 1833 ,Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Leonora Taylor

While his spiritual life was deepening and broadening, he encountered a second powerful influence—Leonora Cannon. Also a devout Methodist, she had felt prompted to come to Canada because of a dream. In Toronto she began attending Methodist services. Her class leader, John Taylor, was soon her suitor, but she refused his first offer of marriage, perhaps because she was ten years his senior. Prompted by another dream, however, she accepted his second proposal and they were married 29 January 1833.

SOURCE: "The John Taylor Family" by Richard L. Jensen.

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Leonora Taylor's Timeline

September 5, 1796
Peel, Isle of Man
June 8, 1838
Age 41
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
December 9, 1868
Age 72
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States