John D. T. McAllister

John D. T. McAllister

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Daniel Thompson McAllister (February 19, 1827 - January 21, 1910) was a 19th century regional leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He is possibly most notable for having written the "Hand Cart Song." McAllister was born in Lewis, Sussex County, Delaware. In 1844 he moved to Philadelphia. McAllister was baptized a member of the LDS Church in 1847. He married Ellen Handley in 1848. They then moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he worked as a blacksmith. In 1850, he moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa where he worked as a store clerk and then moved to Salt Lake City, Utah Territory in 1851. In Salt Lake City, McAllister helped build the Old Tabernacle and was a member of Ballo's brass band. He left on a mission to England and surrounding countries in early 1853. In 1855, McAllister was serving as an LDS Church missionary in Belfast. He returned to the United States in 1856, and helped organize the handcart companies at Iowa City.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136689855
  • 9786136689852