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Sarah Ann Pearson

She is the daughter of Sarah Jeffcott Pearson Jones, in the company. She and her sister Frances Elizabeth Pearson came on the 1859 William Tapscott ship with their mother and step-father. Family sources say she dropped out of the company at the North Platt River near Scott's Bluff and married a storekeeper named Edward Munn. He had been in the Edward Mrtin Company of 1856. Sarah finally reached the Salt Lake valley in 1860, traveling by stagecoach.

Companies

George Rowley Company (1859)Age at departure: 19

Sources

  • "Latter Day Saints' Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Aug. 1859, 197.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site