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Appleton M. Harmon Company

1853

About 200 individuals and about 22 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at either Keokuk, Iowa or Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). This company crossed the Missouri River on 14 July 1853.

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

Sources

  • Barrus, B. F., "Biography of Barrus Family," Tooele Transcript Bulletin, 26 Jan. 1923.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Boren, Lucina Mecham, History of Lucina Mecham Boren. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Brown, John, and A. M. Harmon to Brigham Young, 12 Oct. 1853, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 32, box 22, fd. 21.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Brown, John, and A. M. Harmon to Brigham Young, 17 Sept. 1853, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 32, box 22, fd. 21.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Chamberlain, John Marvin, Reminiscences [c. 1925], [2-5].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Cornelius Bagnall Emigrating Company, Journal, 1853 Mar.-Oct.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Livingston, James Campbell, Autobiographical sketch, 1.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • McNaughton, James, Journal, 1851-1858.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Roskelley, Samuel, "Grandpa Roskelley Looks at Life," Roskelley Organ 1, no. 1 (1 June 1951): 10-13.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah