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John Van Cott

He was president of the Liljenquist and Madsen companies that traveled close together. Research is unable to determine which of those two companies he primarily traveled with.

Companies

Ola N. Liljenquist Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 47

Sources

  • "Arrival of the Danish Companies," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 Sep. 1862, 96, 100.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Return of Missionaries," Deseret News [Weekly], 17 Sep. 1862, 96.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Jenson, Andrew, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia [1971], 1:198-99.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Kuhre, Martin Petersen, Journal 1861 Jan.-1865 Sept., 45-48.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Liljenquist, Ola N., History of O. N. Liljenquist, 8. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Liljenquist, Ola Nilsson, [Reminiscences], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 6:48-49.
  • Source Location
  • Brigham City Carnegie Library, Brigham City, Utah
  • Brigham Young University Idaho, David O. McKay Library, Rexburg, Idaho
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii
  • Dixie State College, Val R. Browning Library, St. George, Utah
  • Emery County Library, Castle Dale, Utah
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Provo City Library at Academy Square, Provo, Utah
  • Snow College, Lucy A. Phillips Library, Ephraim, Utah
  • Southern Utah University, Sherratt Library, Cedar City, Utah
  • St. George-Washington County Library, St. George, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Weber State University, Stewart Library, Ogden, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree