Although the entry listing him in the Patterson company journal mentioned that he was "from" Salt Lake City, there is no documentary evidence indicating he had ever been there prior to his 1863 journey.
Alvus H. Patterson Company (1863)Age at departure: 29
- A. H. Patterson Emigrating Company, Journal, 1863 June-Sept.
- Trail Excerpt
- Source Location
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City
- Journal History, 4 Sep. 1863, p. 5
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