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Rebecca Thornton Crowther

Rebecca crossed the ocean on the ship Manchester in 1862 with her infant daughter, Mary. Mary died in Nebraska and Rebecca traveled alone across the plains. In some sources her surname is spelled "Crowder". Rebecca later married John Jewkes. 


John R. Murdock Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 24


  • 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
  • Young, Joseph W., "Report of the Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 17 Sep. 1862, 93.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City