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Homer Duncan Company

1862

Homer Duncan

About 500 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha).

Members of the company arrived in the Salt Lake Valley from 21-24 September 1862.

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

Sources

  • "Affairs in Utah," New York Times, 19 Oct. 1862, 2.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Arrival of the Danish Companies," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Sep. 1862, 96, 100.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Arrivals of Trains During the Week," Deseret News [Weekly], 1 Oct. 1862, 105.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Eastern Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 10 Sep. 1862, 81.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Memorandum of freight, 1861-1863." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Freight Manifests 1861-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 1)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Returning Trains," Deseret News [Weekly], 6 Aug. 1862, 44.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "The Companies for the Missouri River," Deseret News [Weekly], 4 June 1862, 388.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "The Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 23 July 1862, 28.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Beard, Thomas, "Life of Thomas Beard," 39-41 in Katherine Lake Andreasen, Journal of Thomas Beard [2006].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Deseret News [Weekly], 13 Aug. 1862, 54.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • England, James, Reminiscences, in Pioneer Pathways [1998- ], 9:198-99.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Holdaway, Lydia Thrower, Life story . . . , 1932, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 3, box 4, fd. 5, item 2, 1-2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Jones, Albert, Autobiography, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 5, box 6, fd. 5, item 1, [4].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Jones, Albert, Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 24 Sep. 1862.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Leatham, Mary Anne Williams, Life Story of Mary Anne Williams Leatham.
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  • Internet Web Site
  • Leatham, Mary Evans Williams, [Reminiscences], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 18:94-95 and 37:59-60.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lindsay, James, Autobiography, 1-2.
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  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lindsay, William, Reminiscences, 1927-1930, 274-76.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Mendenhall, Thomas Lovell, Thomas Lovell Mendenhall [1968], [5-6].
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Montgomery, Livingston, Reminiscences, 1-2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Patten, George, A Short Sketch of the Life of George Patten, 5. (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
  • Senior, Mary, "Correspondence," Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 6 Dec. 1862, 781-82.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Steadman, Elizabeth Wilkins, [Letter], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 6:37.
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  • Brigham City Carnegie Library, Brigham City, Utah
  • Brigham Young University Idaho, David O. McKay Library, Rexburg, Idaho
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii
  • Dixie State College, Val R. Browning Library, St. George, Utah
  • Emery County Library, Castle Dale, Utah
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Provo City Library at Academy Square, Provo, Utah
  • Snow College, Lucy A. Phillips Library, Ephraim, Utah
  • Southern Utah University, Sherratt Library, Cedar City, Utah
  • St. George-Washington County Library, St. George, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Weber State University, Stewart Library, Ogden, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Steadman, Elizabeth Wilkins, to Dear Mother, in History of Elizabeth Wilkins Steadman, 8. (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
  • Young, Joseph W., "Report of the Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 17 Sep. 1862, 93.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City