John Taylor

Taylor, John (1808-1887), was born in Milnthorpe, Westmoreland, England. He was the son of James Taylor and Agnes Taylor. He married Leonora Cannon on 28 Jan. 1833 in York, York Township, York County, Home District, Upper Canada. He was baptized into the Church by Parley P. Pratt on 9 May 1836. He served in leadership positions in Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri and Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois with Wilford Woodruff. He was the third President of the Church and was succeeded by Wilford Woodruff. He died on 25 Jul. 1887 in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah Territory.


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