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Elisha Averett

Twin brotherof Elijah Averett.  Captain of a Hundred in the 1849 Company.  His travel to Utah is mentioned in his son's obituary.  He was a Musician in Company A of the Mormon Battalion.

Companies

George A. Smith/Dan Jones Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 38

Sources

  • "Another Pioneer Gone," The Wasatch Wave, 10 May 1912, [4].
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • 1850 Utah Census

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • A Database of the Mormon Battalion, compiled by Carl V. Larson, 15.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ancestry Institution.com--U. S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.

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  • Ancestry.com
  • Appleby, William I., Autobiography and journal, 1848-1856, fd. 1.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Isaac Clark Emigrating Company, Journal, 1849 July-Oct.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 6
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 8B
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Smith, Lucy Meserve, Autobiographical sketch, in Papers, 1848-1892, 28-37.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City