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John Farnham Boynton


Information regarding John F. Boynton

  • Apostle number:  13
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  11
  • Date of birth:  September 20, 1811
  • Place of birth:  Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Date of apostolic ordination:  February 15, 1835
  • Age when ordained apostle:  23 years 4 months
  • End of apostolic service:  December 3, 1837
  • Total apostolic years:  2 years 9 months
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  February 15, 1835
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve:  2 years 6 months
  • Date of death:  October 20, 1890
  • Age at death:  79 years 1 month
  • Place of death:  Syracuse, New York
  • RemarksJohn Boynton was disfellowshipped and removed from the Quorum of the Twelve on September 3, 1837. However, he remained an apostle until his excommunication.  He was a geologist and an inventor.

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