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Orrin Smith

The Smith family traveled with the McBride company only as far as San Bernardino where they halted and waited until 1856 to travel to Utah. Caroline Barnes Crosby mentions Orrin Smith and his wife in her journal as being in San Bernardino on 23 Mar. 1856. She wrote that they "intend leaving for Salt lake in a short time."

Companies

William McBride Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 47

Sources

  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • McBride, William, Journal, vol. 2, in William B. McBride, Journals 1854-1855; 1874.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Pratt, Parley P. to George A. Smith, 30 April 1855, "Elders' Correspondence," Deseret News [Weekly], 22 August 1855, 190.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City