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Thomas Grover

Captain of Ten.  He paused at the Platte River ferry until his family arrived in the Rich company whereupon he continued on to Salt Lake Valley with them.  In 1850 he and part of his family returned east, arriving in time to be counted in the 1850 federal census.  They returned to Utah in 1853 (According to New Family Search his wife Hannah had a child in Farmington, Utah in January 1854.)

Companies

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 39

Sources

  • "Gone to Rest," Deseret News [Weekly], 3 Mar. 1886, 1.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "History and Journal of the Life and Travels of Jesse Crosby," Annals of Wyoming, X-XI (1938-1939), p. 185.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Minutes of the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Held at Great Salt Lake City, State of Deseret, Sept. 6, 1850," Deseret News [Weekly], 14 Sep. 1850, 110.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Iowa Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bullock, Thomas, Correspondence, 1836-1857.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bullock, Thomas, Journals 1843-1849, vol. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Clayton, William, Diary, 1847 Jan-Dec.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Egan, Howard, Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878, ed. and comp. William M. Egan [1917] 21-105.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Haight, Isaac, "Diary of Isaac Haight," p. 66.

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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Harmon, Appleton Milo, Diary 1847 April-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Harper, Charles Alfred, Diary, 1847 Apr.-Aug.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Higbee, John Somers, Reminiscences and diaries, 1845-1866, vol. 1 and vol. 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 47-85.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Papers 1837-1866.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Diary, reel 1, vol. 8, 1-26 and 1-10, written by Albert Carrington, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Rockwood, Albert Perry, Diary, 1847 Apr.-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Snow, Erastus, Journal 1835-1851; 1856-1857, vol. 4, 3-91.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Whitney, Horace Kimball, Journals 1843; 1846-1847, vols. 5-6.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodruff, Wilford, Journal, 1847 Jan.-1853 Dec., box 2, fd. 3, in Journals and papers 1828-1898.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City