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Edward Bunker Company

1856

Edward Bunker

3rd handcart company. About 320 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Iowa City, Iowa. This company left Florence, Nebraska on July 30.

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

Sources

  • "Arrival," The Mormon, 5 July 1856, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Arrivals," Deseret News [Weekly], 8 Oct. 1856, 245.
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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 University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Ellen Jane Perks," In Biographical Sketches Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database (CR 100 389)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • "Minutes of the Semi-Annual Conference," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 256.
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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 University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "The Mormon Delusion," Adams Sentinel, 28 July 1856.
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  • Internet Web Site
  • [Springfield] Daily Illinois State Register, 28 Jan. 1857, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Attley, Henry William, Reminiscences, in Papers, 1858-1910.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bullock, Thomas, "Interesting from our Missionaries on the Plains," The Mormon, 15 Nov. 1856, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bunker, Edward, Autobiography, 1894, 22-23.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Evans, Priscilla Merriman, Autobiography [ca. 1914], item 2, 39-41.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Evans, Thomas D., "Thomas D. Evans, and his wife, Priscilla," 7-8. (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
  • Grant, D[avid] to William G. Noble, 30 Aug. 1856, "Foreign Correspondence," Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 29 Nov. 1856, 767.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Hyde, Elizabeth Lane, "Autobiagraphy [sic] of Elizabeth L. Hyde," Woman's Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 29.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • J[aques], J[ohn], "Some Reminiscences," Salt Lake Daily Herald, 29 Dec. 1878, 1.
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  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Latey, J. H., "Correspondence from the Camp at Florence," The Mormon, 30 Aug. 1856, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Orton, Samuel Taylor, Record book [ca. 1877-1904], fd. 1, 35-36.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Parry, John, Reminiscences and diary, 1857 Mar.-1867 Sept., 55-60.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Reese, Lotwick, [History], in Joyce Doerfler Hunter, comp., The Life Story of Lavina Reese Hunter Doerfler [1979].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Roberts, Robert D., [Reminiscences], 80, in Joel Ricks, "Memories of Early Days in Cache County," in Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Utah, Scrapbooks.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Roberts, Robert David, Autobiographical sketch, in Robert D. Roberts, Papers of the Roberts Family Association.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Roberts, Robert David, Family record, 1854-1921, fd. 2, 7.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Spencer, Daniel to F. D. Richards, 22 June 1856, "Foreign Correspondence," Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 2 Aug. 1856, 489-90.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Turner, George William, Autobiography and minutebook, 121-23.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Vest, Louisa Rosser Evans, Autobiographical sketch 1921 June, 2-3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, William, "Iowa Correspondence," The Mormon, 28 June 1856, 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Young, Brigham, "Remarks," Deseret News [Weekly], 12 Nov. 1856, 283.
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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 University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City