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Edward Shanks

He died en route 30 Aug. from an insect bite.

Companies

George Rowley Company (1859)Age at departure: 66

Sources

  • "Latter Day Saints' Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Aug. 1859, 197.
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  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Cartwright, John and Ann, Life Sketch, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 2, box 2, fd. 4, item 2, 2-7.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Cooper, Frederick A., Reminiscences, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 Sept. 1859, 4-8.
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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
  • Hobbs, Henry, Journal, 1859 May-1860 July.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Hobbs, William, "From Missouri to The Valley, 1,000 Miles by Hand-cart," Deseret News, 4 June 1921, 4:8.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • McIntyre, Thomas, Journal, 1854 Nov.-1913 May, 16-68.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Nielsen, Mathias, Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 Sept. 1859, 8, 15-31.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Thornton, Squire, Autobiography, 2-4.
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  • Source Location
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah