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John Lee

John was a pot-maker from England and he came with his wife and 6 children. Archer Walters says in his journal that John is his brother. Daughters of Utah Pioneers has John's day by day journal. It tells of the death of his son William.

Companies

Edmund Ellsworth Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 34

Sources

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

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company, Journal, 1856 June-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ham, Ann, Diary of Ann Ham Hickenlooper.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 6.

  • Journal History, 26 Sep. 1856, p. 27
  • Mormon Migration

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  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Oakley, John, Journal excerpt 1856 June-Aug.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

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  • Internet Web Site
  • 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
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City