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Elizabeth Davies

She traveled on the ship S. Curling with her two sisters and her parents. Upon reaching Iowa City, she and her sisters set out to Utah in the Bunker company. Her parents remained to help build handcarts. Her father died there and her mother set off with the Martin company.

Companies

Edward Bunker Company (1856)Age at departure: 17

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News, 11 Sep. 1902.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Journal History, 2 Oct. 1856, p. 6
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah