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Luke Johnson

Captain of 10. He stayed at the Platte River to help operate the ferry, whereafter he joined the company of pioneers returning to Winter Quarters in fall 1847. Many sources list him having a middle "S," but this is incorrect. HE HAD NO MIDDLE INITIAL.

Companies

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

Sources

  • Atwood, Millen, Journal 1847 Apr.-July.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bullock, Thomas, Correspondence, 1836-1857.
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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
  • Harmon, Appleton Milo, Diary 1847 April-July.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Harmon, Appleton Milo, Journal, in Library of Congress, Collection of Mormon diaries [1935-1938], reel 4, item 1, vol. 2, part 1, 11-15.
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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
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  • 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
  • Young, Lorenzo Dow, Diaries, 1846-1852 and 1888-1891, vol. 1.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City