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Cleveland, John


21 May 1790–24 Nov. 1860. Farmer, wagon maker, carpenter, builder. Born in Duanesburg, Schenectady Co., New York. Son of Gardner Cleveland and Annis Durkee. Moved to Cincinnati, before 1826. Married Sarah Marietta Kingsley Howe, 1826, in Cincinnati. Moved to Millcreek Township, Hamilton Co., Ohio, by 1830. Moved to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, 1834. Gave lodging to JS’s family when Saints were driven from Missouri, early 1839. Sold Quincy land to Emma Smith, 29 Sept. 1841, and moved to Plymouth, Hancock Co., Illinois. Purchased property from JS in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., 13 May 1843. Moved to Eden, Schuyler Co., Illinois, by 1850. Moved to Berlin Township, Delaware Co., Ohio, by 1860. Returned to Plymouth, where he died.