John Cheese

1800-abt. 1846
John Cheese (Chase) (1800-abt. 1846) was christened 1 Oct. 1800 in Cradley, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of James Cheese and Mary Goodier (Goodyear). He married Mary Weaver on 4 Sep. 1823 in Castle-Frome, Herefordshire, England. He was baptized 6 Mar. 1840, ordained a Priest 15 Mar. 1840, and ordained an Elder 13 May 1840, all officiated by Wilford Woodruff. He died about 1846.

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