John D. T. McAllister

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

JOHN DANIEL THOMPSON McALLISTER

(church official)

BIOGRAPHY

John Daniel Thompson McAllister was born February 19, 1827 in Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware.

He married Ellen Handley in 1848.

They moved to Salt Lake City, Utah Territory in 1851.

They moved to St. George in 1876.

In 1877 McAllister was appointed president of the St. George Stake. He also served as the Brigadier General for the Utah militia in Washington County, Utah.

McAllister was first counselor to Wilford Woodruff in the presidency of the St. George Temple when it opened. During this time he baptized Wilford Woodruff as proxy for the founding fathers of the United States. He also worked closely with Woodruff in beginning the performance of endowments on behalf of the dead. McAllister served as president of the St. George Temple from 1884 to 1893.

John died January 21, 1910 in St. George and was buried January 25, 1910 in Plot A_F_111_2 in the St. George City Cemetery.


FAMILY

Parents and Siblings:
    William James Frazier McAllister
    Elizabeth Thompson McAllister
        Richard Wesley McAllister
        John Daniel Thompson McAllister
        Mary Jane Abbott McAllister

(xx/xx/1799-xx/xx/1857)   (married 4/4/1822)
(8/17/1803-5/31/1872)
(10/19/1824-10/17/1904)   (married Elizabeth Eleanor Bell and Emma Smith Walling)
(2/19/1827-1/21/1910)   (married as shown below)
(2/2/1829-12/17/1862)   (married Edward Cullen and George Martin Ottinger)

First Wife and Children:
    Ellen Audley Handley McAllister
        Moroni Handley McAllister
        John Daniel Handley McAllister
        Ellen Handley McAllister
        Daniel Handley McAllister
        Mary Handley McAllister


(11/4/1824-8/4/1889)   (married 7/5/1847)
(7/28/1848-3/5/1918)   (married Marinda Ann Brown)
(1/9/1851-10/28/1908)   (married Alfreda Ann Fitzgerald)
(xx/xx/1855-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(7/21/1857-9/28/1893)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(3/31/1860-xx/xx/1903)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Second Wife and Children:
    Angeline Sophronia Goforth McAllister
        Angeline Goforth McAllister
        James Goforth McAllister
        Allister Goforth McAllister
        Richard Goforth McAllister
        Eliza Thompson Goforth McAllister
        William Wallace Goforth McAllister
        Effie Dean Goforth McAllister
        Josephine Goforth McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 1/11/1857)
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(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Third Wife and Children:
    Cornelia Agatha Lenzi McAllister
        Jane Lenzi McAllister
        Martin Lenzi McAllister
        George Lenzi McAllister
        Annie Lenzi McAllister
        Grace Lenzi McAllister
        Wilford Woodruff Lenzi McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 4/27/1867)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Fourth Wife and Children:
    Alvian Mackley McAllister
        Allia Mackley McAllister
        Laura Mackley McAllister
        Edward Thompson Mackley McAllister  
        Edna Mackley McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 11/5/1871)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
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(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Fifth Wife:
    Ann Davis McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 11/27/1871)

Sixth Wife:
    Margaret Facklander McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 12/4/1873)

Seventh Wife and Children:
    Matilda Christina Nielsen McAllister
        Lucy Templine N. McAllister
        Julia May Nielson McAllister
        Amy N. McAllister
        Urry McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 8/28/1876)
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Eighth Wife and Children:
    Ann Eliza Wells McAllister
        Minerva Wells McAllister
        Zina Wells McAllister
        Brigham Wells McAllister
        John Wells McAllister
        Stephney Wells McAllister
        Elga Wells McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 12/31/1880)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

Ninth Wife:
    Anna Moller McAllister


(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married 10/24/1882)


PHOTOS

TBD


REFERENCES

Wikipedia artcle on John D. T. McAllister

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia for John D. T. McAllister
January 27, 2014

John D. T. McAllister: The Southern Utah Years, 1876-1910
by Wayne Hinton
Journal of Mormon History, Volume 29, Number 2, Fall 2003, pp. 106-136

John D.T. McAllister diaries, 1853-1880
The Huntington Library in San Marino CA has facsimile copies of 1 diaries kept by John D. T. McAllister between 1853 and 1880.
[They also have a collection of McAllister family records from 1749-1860.]

John Daniel Thompson McAllister families

Death certificate for John Daniel Thompson McAllister

Find-A-Grave entry for John Daniel Thompson McAllister