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Edward Ashton

"I was quite sick there [St. Louis] during the summer of 1851 until about the middle of July when I started for Salt Lake to cross the plains and it took us all the summer remaining until Sept. 29, 1852 [1851] when we arrived in the valley of Salt Lake." (Edward Ashton)


Company Unknown (1852)Approximate age at departure: 30


  • "Early Settler Dead," Deseret Evening News, 8 Feb. 1904, 10.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ashton, Edward, The Life Story of Edward Ashton.
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah