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Saltar, John, Sr., 1781-1858


Biographical History

John Saltar Sr. (1781-1858) was a Quaker gentleman in New Jersey. He was the uncle of R. H. Smith.

John Saltar was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1781. He married Margaret Howell on November 20, 1809 in Philadelphia and they had two children together. John disinherited his son, John Saltar Jr. Saltar died on November 21, 1858 in Pemberton, New Jersey.

R. H. Smith letter to John Saltar, Sr., Oct. 1, 1846 (John Saltar, Sen., Esq.; resident of Pemberton, N.J.; uncle of R. H. Smith), via WWW, May 4, 2017 (John Saltar; b. 1781 in Philadelphia, Pa.; m. Nov. 20, 1809 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Margaret Howell, two children; d. Nov. 21, 1858 in Pemberton, N.J.; Quaker; occupation listed as "gentleman"; disinherited his son, John Saltar)

Familysearch, via WWW, May 4, 2017 (John Saltar; b. 1781 in Philadelphia, Pa.; parents: John Saltar and Elizabeth Gordon; m. Margaret Howell, three children; d. Nov. 9, 1858 in Pemberton, N.J.)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Coray notebook

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS230
Dates: 1845

R. H. Smith letter to John Saltar, Sr.

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239250837]
Identifier: MSS 8995
Scope and Contents Letter (one folded sheet, 32 x 39 cm folded to 32 x 20 cm) from R.H. Smith in Hancock County, Illinois, to his uncle, John Saltar, Sr., in Pemberton, New Jersey. Smith recounts the experiences of Saltar's son, John Saltar, Jr., in the Battle of Nauvoo. The younger Saltar was part of the anti-Mormon forces who attacked the city. Smith provides some details from the anti-Mormon perspective about the battle, including the number of forces involved and the number of casualties on each side. He...
Dates: 1846 October 1

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