John Taylor

John Taylor (1808-1887). The third president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Taylor was in the upper room at the Carthage Jail when Joseph Smith was shot. He was a strong supporter of polygamy and had at least seven wives. He claimed to have had a revelation on polygamy the year before he died. He is buried at the Salt Lake City cemetery.

In His Own Words

“he third president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Laterr-day Saints. Taylor was in the upper room at the Carthage Jail when Joseph Smith was shot. He was a strong supporter of polygamy and had at least seven wives. He claimed to have had a revelation on polygamy the year before he died. He is buried at the Salt Lake City cemetery.”

“”he third president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Laterr-day Saints. Taylor was in the upper room at the Carthage Jail when Joseph Smith was shot. He was a strong supporter of polygamy and had at least seven wives. He claimed to have had a revelation on polygamy the year before he died. He is buried at the Salt Lake City cemetery.”