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John Young Smith

He served as chaplain of the company. Evidence that he came in 1859 is confirmed in information found in Church financial records.

Companies

George Rowley Company (1859)Age at departure: 25

Sources

  • "Handcart Veteran Summoned to Rest," Deseret Evening News, 7 Sep. 1912, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "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
  • Hobbs, Henry, Journal, 1859 May-1860 July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • McIntyre, Thomas, Journal, 1854 Nov.-1913 May, 16-68.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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  • Smith, John Young, [Diary], in Ila May Fisher Maughan, Joseph McKay-Martha Blair: Their Progenitors, Posterity and Lineal Lines--A Documented History, 1135-1967 [1967], 41-48.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City