Man of Many Talents

John Macfarlane was an attorney, surveyor, postmaster, teacher, musician, choir director, farmer

Wives of John Menzies Macfarlane

John was married to three women.

St. John's Catholic Church in Silver Reef

John worked with Father Lawrence Scanlan to have his choir sing the mass for the miners in Silver Reef.

St. George Choir

John Menzies Macfarlane was choir director at the St. George Tabernacle for several years.

Far, Far Away in Judea's Plains

John Menzies Macfarlane was both author and composer of the famous American Christmas carol "Far, Far Away on Judea's Plains"

Macfarlane Family Exhibit

Poster inviting guests to visit the John Menzies Macfarlane family exhibit at the historic Pioneer Courthouse in St. George, Utah

St. George Tabernacle

The St. George Tabernacle was where John Menzies Macfarlane had his choir perform for many programs and services.

Historic Pioneer Courthouse

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