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John Somers Higbee

Captain of 10He remained at the Platte River ferry until his family arrived in the Smoot-Wallace company whereupon he joined them in traveling to Salt Lake Valley.

Companies

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 43

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News, 14 Nov. 1877, 656.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bullock, Thomas, Journals 1843-1849, vol. 4.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Clayton, William, Diary, 1847 Jan-Dec.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Egan, Howard, Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878, ed. and comp. William M. Egan [1917] 21-105.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Empey, William A., "The Mormon Ferry on the North Platte, The Journal of William A. Empey, May 7-August 4, 1847," ed. Dale L. Morgan, Annals of Wyoming, July-Oct. 1949, 124-33.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Everett, Addison, Diary, 1847 Apr.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Harmon, Appleton Milo, Diary 1847 April-July.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Harper, Charles Alfred, Diary, 1847 Apr.-Aug.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Higbee, John Somers, Reminiscences and diaries, 1845-1866, vol. 1 and vol. 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 47-85.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Papers 1837-1866.
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  • 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.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Pack, John, Letters, 1847, fd. 3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Rockwood, Albert Perry, Diary, 1847 Apr.-July.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Whitney, Horace Kimball, Journals 1843; 1846-1847, vols. 5-6.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodruff, Wilford, Journal, 1847 Jan.-1853 Dec., box 2, fd. 3, in Journals and papers 1828-1898.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City