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Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company

1849

Orson Spencer

About 100 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

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

Sources

  • "Found on a Grave," Frontier Guardian, 19 Sep. 1849, 3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "The Mail Arrived from the Salt Lake," Frontier Guardian, 5 Sep. 1849, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Atkin, Thomas, Autobiography [ca. 1901], 5-7.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Blackburn, Elias H, Autobiography, vol. 5, 4.
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  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Burgess, Margaret Jane McIntire, [Autobiography], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 6:185-86.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Cahoon, William Farrington, [Autobiography], in Stella Cahoon Shurtleff and Brent Farrington Cahoon, comp. and ed., Reynolds Cahoon and His Stalwart Sons [1960], 90.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Gully, Samuel, to Brigham Young, 3 July 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 30, box 21, fd. 15.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Gully, Samuel, to George A. Smith and Ezra T. Benson, 26 June 1849, in James A. Little, From Kirtland to Salt Lake City [1890], 205.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Hyde, Elizabeth H. B., [Reminiscences], Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Oct. 1912, 208.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Hyde, Elizabeth H., Life sketch, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 22, item 8, 6-7.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Hyde, William, [Journal], in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 22 Sept. 1849, 1.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • McIntire, William P., Autobiography and journal, 3-4, 7.
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  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Miller, Reuben, Journals, 1848-1849, fd. 2, vol. 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Miller, Reuben, to Brigham Young, 8 Sept. 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 21, fd. 17.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Miller, Reuben, to Brigham Young, 9 Sept. 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 21, fd. 17.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Phillips, Edward, Autobiographical sketch, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 10, box 13, fd. 2, item 9, 3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Smith, George A. and Ezra T. Benson, to Orson Hyde, 5 Aug. 1849, in Frontier Guardian, 19 Sep. 1849, 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Tracy, Eliza Ann Sprague, Autobiographical sketch, in Genealogical Charts and Biographical Sketches of Members of the L.D.S. Church, Ogden Stake, 26 vols., 4:82.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah