John Macfarlane was an attorney, surveyor, postmaster, teacher, musician, choir director, farmer
John was married to three women.
John worked with Father Lawrence Scanlan to have his choir sing the mass for the miners in Silver Reef.
John Menzies Macfarlane was choir director at the St. George Tabernacle for several years.
John Menzies Macfarlane was both author and composer of the famous American Christmas carol "Far, Far Away on Judea's Plains"
Poster inviting guests to visit the John Menzies Macfarlane family exhibit at the historic Pioneer Courthouse in St. George, Utah
The St. George Tabernacle was where John Menzies Macfarlane had his choir perform for many programs and services.
John Menzies Macfarlane served as a probate judge at the Historic Pioneer Courthouse for several years. His character still plays a key role during the Historic St. George Live tours in St. George, Utah