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Absalom Perkins

Captain of 50; counselor to Pres. Andrew PerkinsHis death date is confirmed by the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database and the inscription on his gravestone.

Companies

Allen Taylor Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 51

Sources

  • Belcher, Elizabeth Jane Perkins, [Autobiography], in Anson G. Perkins, "On to the Valley," [1957].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 3
  • Little, James A., From Kirtland to Salt Lake City [1890], 205-6.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Moore, David, Collection 1843-1921, fd. 4, 7p.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Moore, David, Writings [ca. 1860], 45-54.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Morgan, Jesse, Journal, in Martha M. Morgan, A Trip Across the Plains in the Year 1849 with Notes of a Voyage to California by Way of Panama [1864; reprint 1983], 7-20.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site