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John Rees

John came with his wife Elizabeth.In some sources his surname is spelled "Reece." Birth date is confirmed by Centerville Ward membership records recorded on 9 November 1862. John and Elizabeth Rees apparently left the company after August 19, west of Devil's Gate, and joined the Joseph W. Young Company. Their names are on both handwritten rosters.

Companies

William Atkinson Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 19

Sources

  • Centerville Ward, Record of Members, CR 375 8, reel 1157 (LR 1532 22)

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Merrill, Marriner Wood, Reminiscences, 1888, fd. 2, 11-13.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • 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.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site