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Edward Bell

Evidence from a trail journal, emigration, and church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records prove the Bell family traveled to Utah in 1863.  Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.

Companies

Daniel D. McArthur Company (1863)Approximate age at departure: 31

Sources

  • "Deaths and Funerals.  Bell," Ogden Standard, 25 Mar. 1918, 11.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Barlow, Betty and Ann Jensen, e-mail communication to site administrator, 5 Mar. 2011.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Larkin, Elijah, Diary, 1854-1867, 470-506.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 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.

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site