Lewis Reno Vance

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Lewis Reno Vance

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Death: June 28, 1852 (59)
Cook, Nebraska, USA
Place of Burial: Loup Fork River, , Nebraska, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Vance and Margaret Reno
Husband of Elizabeth Raulston
Father of MAry Ann McNichols; James Vance; Margaret McCullough; John Wesley Vance and Nancy Ann Vance
Brother of Mary Vance; Elizabeth Vance; Nancy Agnes Vance; Sarah 1 Vance; Sarah 2 Vance and 7 others

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About Lewis Reno Vance

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 John Tidwell Company (1852) Age 59 died en route.

Departure: 4-9 June 1852 Arrival: 10-23 September 1852

Biographical Summary:

"...June 21st. Monday. ...Weather cool, millions of Misquitos which plagued us much. This evening Reno Vance Aged 59 years was baptized and confirmed under the hands of Cap: John Tidwell....

....June 28th. Monday. This morning went a few miles and camped for dinner near some Muddy Water about 10 miles from Loup Fork, and 15 miles from where the road leaves the river. Just as we were leaving camp this morning Reno Vance gave up the ghost after laying about one week. Aged 59 years, buried on the hill south side the road. In the afternoon made a good travel and camped, We were visited by a heavy rain an thunder storm..."

SOURCE: Bowering, George Kirkman, Journal 1842 July-1875 Jan, 79-118. Retrieved from: http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/source/1,18016,4976-21167,00.html

Biographical Summary:

"...June 28. Monday. [This] [mo]rning we went a few miles and stayed for dinner some muddy water. [there we] call the place Muddy water[.] this place is about ten miles from [Loup] Fork and fifteen miles from where the road leaves the Loup fork River. While we were here we buried Lewis Reno Vance who died this morning just as we were leaving camp of Diarrhoea [diarrhea] after laying about a week[.] Aged 59 years. He was buried the South side the road..."

SOURCE: Council Point Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 Nov.-1852 Sept. Retrieved from http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/source/1,18016,4976-4651,00.html

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Lewis Reno Vance's Timeline

January 29, 1793
Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Age 21
Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
May 19, 1819
Age 26
Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Age 26
Jackson, Tennessee, USA
July 15, 1824
Age 31
Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
October 26, 1830
Age 37
Buffalo Valley, Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
February 16, 1834
Age 41
Nashville, Jackson, Tennessee, USA
Age 56
Jackson, Tennessee, USA
June 28, 1852
Age 59
Cook, Nebraska, USA