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James Bowers

The Oakley journal mentions a "Bowers and son." James died en route. The Walters journal states that at the time of his death he was "Aged 44 years, 5 months, 2 days." In some sources his name is listed as "Bowen". He came with his wife and 6 children.

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Sources

  • "Emigrants for Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 6 Aug. 1856, 176.

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Bridges, Charles Henry, Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1885], 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company, Journal, 1856 June-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ham, Ann, Diary of Ann Ham Hickenlooper.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 26 Sep. 1856, p. 26
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Oakley, John, Journal excerpt 1856 June-Aug. 19 June 1856
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Walters, Archer, "Journal of Archer Walters, Enroute from England to Utah, U.S.A., March 18, 1856 to September 5th, 1856," in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 1:119-26.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Walters, Archer, Diary 1856 Mar.-Sept., 9-16.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City