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Hannah Evans

She was a single woman and the mother of Ann Bowen Dee. After the death of their mother, Hannah was given charge of Joseph, Hyrum, and Elizabeth Giles. She later married their father, Thomas Giles, known as "The Blind Harpist," who traveled with the Bunker handcart company in 1856.

Companies

John A. Hunt Company (1856)Age at departure: 38

Sources

  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • "Sudden death," Territorial Enquirer, 28 June 1887.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • 1841 England census.
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 1851 England Census

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 15 Dec. 1856, p. 13
  • 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 State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site