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Nancy Stewart

She joined the Willie Company on 31 August, but left the company at Ft. Laramie. Although erroneously identified by name in some sources, she is the woman who was discovered lost on Sep. 18 when the company was camped at Ash Hollow.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: Unknown

Sources

  • Cantwell, James, Autobiography, in Joel Edward Ricks, Cache Valley Historical Material [ca. 1955], reel 3, item 29.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • James G. Willie Emigrating Company, Journal 1856 May-Nov., 16-53.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Savage, Levi, Journal, 1855 Mar.-1858 Oct.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Smith, Don, e-mail communication, 29 Apr. 2003.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, William, Journal, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 4, item 2e.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City