John Vance was born Nov. 8, 1794, in Tennessee, the son of James Vance and Margaret Reno. He came to Utah in 1847, and died Jan. 24, 1882, in Salt Lake City. ( Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p. 1222.) High Priest Records: mother's alternate surname Reneau [Renault] Family Search: baptism- 17 January 1846
Captain of First Ten in the Second Fifty. He was re-baptized 10 February 1850 at Salt Lake City.