John Doyle Lee (1812-1877)

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Alternate Names John D. Lee
Birth 6 September 1812
Kaskaskia, Randolph Co., Illinois Territory, United States
Marriage Wives of John D. Lee
Death 23 March 1877
Mountain Meadows, Utah Territory, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Occupations Farmer, courier, riverboat fireman, policeman, merchant, colonizer
Authority Control
DBpedia John D. Lee
FamilySearch KWN4-6TW
ISNI 0000 0000 6312 3754
JSPP Lee, John Doyle
LCCN n80165648
MPOT 2246
VIAF 15068850
Wikidata Q718919
Wikipedia John D. Lee

Published Works

  • Mormonism Unveiled; Or The Life and Confessions of the Late Mormon Bishop, John D. Lee; (Written by Himself), edited by W. W. Bishop (1877)
  • A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries of John D. Lee, 1848–1876, edited by Robert Glass Cleland and Juanita Brooks (1955)


Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

  • Brooks, Juanita. John Doyle Lee: Zealot, Pioneer Builder, Scapegoat. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1992.
  • Cahoon, Harold P., comp. So you think you know John D. Lee? Washington, Utah: Washington City Historical Society, 2004.
  • Fielding, R. Kent. The Tribune Reports of the Trials of John D. Lee for the Massacre at Mountain Meadows: November, 1874-April, 1877. Higganum, Conn.: Kent's Books, 2000.
  • "John D. Lee shot in Utah." New York Daily Tribune (24 Mar 1877).
  • "John Doyle Lee." Find A Grave. (accessed 13 Oct 2015).
  • "Trial of John D. Lee." Los Angeles Weekly Herald (7 Aug 1875)

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