- Birth Date
- 8 November 1794
- Death Date
- 24 January 1882
John Vance Sr.
Captain of First Ten in the Second Fifty. He was re-baptized 10 February 1850 at Salt Lake City.
- Age at Departure: 52
- Head of Household
- 1850 Utah Census, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory.
- Bean, George Washington, Autobiography, 1897, 40.
- Elizabeth Jane Perkins Belcher in On to the Valley (1957) by Anson G. Perkins.
- Jacob Gates journals, 1836-1861, [Volume 2] 1843 January-1847 October.
- John Vance journal, 1847 June-October; 1849.
- Salt Lake Stake, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.
- Vance, John, Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, 1872-1906, reel 6039, 74, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970.