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James Wilburn Welker

He came with 6 people; Captain of Ten. Circumstantial evidence that he came in 1852 is confirmed in information found in Church member records (rebaptised on 22 May 1853 in Alpine).In some sources his surname is "Wilker."

Companies

Isaac M. Stewart Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 27

Sources

  • "9th Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Alpine Ward, Record of Members, 1850-1875, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970, CR 375 8, reel 89.
  • 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
  • Presiding Bishopric, Immigrant Location Committee 1852.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City