The Richardson family traveled in a non-Mormon company headed to Oregon, but left the company at Sublette's Cutoff when their ox died. They ventured to Salt Lake where they only intended to spend the winter and obtain another ox. Instead they were converted to Mormonism.
Company Unknown (1853)Age at departure: 35
- Conover, Emma Lynette Richardson, Autobiographical sketch 1908, 1-2.
- Trail Excerpt
- Source Location
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City