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Ira Eldredge Company

1861

Ira Eldredge

70 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha).

View a list of individuals known to have traveled in this company.

Sources

  • "Memoirs of Isaac Riches, As Told to Mary Riches," p. 2-3
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "The Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 11 Sep. 1861, 156.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Blake, F. W., Diary, 1861 Apr.-Dec., 30 p.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bond, Jesse, [Reminiscences], in Wm. James Mortimer, ed., How Beautiful upon the Mountains: A Centennial History of Wasatch County, [1963], 277.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Cowper, Elizabeth, to Dear Father and Mother, 30 June 1861, Florence, Nebraska, in Rondo N. Jeffery, Janet F. Jeffery, and Pearl Jeffery, eds., Thomas Alfred and Elizabeth Cowper Jeffery Family History, [1995], 868-69.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Cowper, Elizabeth, to Dear Father and Mother, 7 Oct. 1861, Great Salt Lake City, in Rondo N. Jeffery, Janet F. Jeffery, and Pearl Jeffery, eds., Thomas Alfred and Elizabeth Cowper Jeffery Family History, [1995], 879-80.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ira Eldredge Emigrating Company, Journal, 1861 July-Sept.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Linford, James Henry, An Autobiography of James Henry Linford, Sr. Patriarch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Kaysville, Utah [1947], 31-33.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Linford, James Henry, Autobiography of James Henry Linford [1919], 32-34.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Linford, James Henry, Sr., [Autobiography], in Hansen, Vaughn E., comp., William Criddle and Sarah Mariah Linford of Syracuse, Utah and Their Ancestors and Descendents [1986], chp. 2, 22-26.

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Romrell, Patience Swingewood, Reminiscence, in "One Thread 'Just Passing Through,'" by La Nett Oleson Ward, 106-111.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Turner, Charles, Journal Jan.-Dec. 1861, fd. 4, vol. 7, in Journals, 1854-1910.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Turner, Charles, Reminiscences, in Journal Jan. 1894-Mar. 1895, fd. 6, vol. 11, 179-80, in Journals, 1854-1910.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Turner, Charles, to J[ames] Cowper Wife & Family, 1 July 1861, in Rondo N. Jeffery, Janet F. Jeffery, and Pearl Jeffery, eds., Thomas Alfred and Elizabeth Cowper Jeffery Family History, [1995], 874.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Wallace, Mary Ann Burnhope, Autobiographical sketch, in Genealogical Charts and Biographical Sketches of Members of the L.D.S. Church, Ogden Stake, 26 vols., 23:88-89.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah