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James Holmes

Circumstantial evidence from census, church, and genealogical records proves the Holmes family traveled to Utah in 1851. He was probably traveling in the Morris Phelps company.

Companies

Company Unknown (1851)Age at departure: 22

Sources

  • "An Eventful Life Ended," Deseret Evening News, 25 Mar. 1893, 7.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Iowa Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Alpine Ward, Record of Members, 1850-1875, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970, CR 375 8, reel 89.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City