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Johan August Ahmanson

His wife and son were in the Hodgetts's company. He served as the leader of the Scandinavian Saints in the Willie company.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 29

Sources

  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Chislett, John, "Narrative," in T. B. H. Stenhouse, The Rocky Mountain Saints: A Full and Complete History of the Mormons (1873), 313-32.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • James G. Willie Emigrating Company, Journal 1856 May-Nov., 16-53.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Journal History, 9 Nov. 1856, p. 29
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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
  • Madsen, Peder, Diary 1856 Apr.-Sept., trans. Don H. Smith, 19-29.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 [No. 1]," Salt Lake Herald, 15 Dec. 1907.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 [No. 2]," Salt Lake Herald, 5 Jan. 1908.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Shrewsbury, Mary Burton, pseud., Reminiscence, in Mrs. T. B. H. [Fanny] Stenhouse, "Tell It All": The Story of a Life's Experience in Mormonism [1874], 206-36. [John Chislett is actual author according to Ron Walker, Journal of Mormon History 1 (1974): 64]
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  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Smith, Marilyn Austin, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Willie, James G., Synopsis of the Fourth Hand Cart Company's Trip from England to G.S.L. City in 1856, in "History of Brigham Young," 9 Nov. 1856, 966-83.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, W., to Albert Jones, 12 Sep. 1906, in Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914, fd. 2, letter 7.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, William, Journal, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 4, item 2e.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, William, Letter, 1907 to Joseph F. Smith, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 5, item 1ab.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, William, to Wilford Woodruff, 17 Feb. 1857, in [Papers and rosters relating to emigration companies] 1846-1860s.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City