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Richard Preator

Came with wife and 2 children, one of which died shortly after departure.

Companies

Edmund Ellsworth Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 30

Sources

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

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Edmund Ellsworth Emigrating Company, Journal, 1856 June-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 6.

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

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Oakley, John, Journal excerpt 1856 June-Aug.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1848-1886, Ledger B, p. 170.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Preator, Richard, to Mr Albert Jones, 26 August 1907. In Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Folder 3, Page 3.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City