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John Robert Oswald

7 in family

His obituary states that he "pushed a handcart across the plains in 1868," however, this information is incorrect.  Handcarts were only used from 1856 to 1860.


Daniel D. McArthur Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 34


  • McArthur, Daniel Duncan, Record book, 1868.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 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