Poorman, John (c.1784-?), neighbor to Peter Whitmer and William Jolly at Fayette, Seneca County, New York, in 1810, 1820 census records. After his baptism, he moved to Ohio in 1832, and Missouri, in 1833. He was involved in the confrontation with a mob that tarred and feathered Joseph Smith at Hiram, Ohio on 25 March 1832. Married Nancy Bancroft in Clay County, Missouri, 1836; probably a second marriage. The birth of a child in Clay County, 1840 is the last known reference to him. [PJSv1]
He moved to Clay County where he met Nancy Davis Bancroft, who he married.