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Benjamin Franklin Stewart

He remained at the Platte River ferry until his family arrived in the Smoot-Wallace company whereupon he joined them in traveling to Salt Lake Valley.

Companies

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 29

Sources

  • "Obituary," Deseret News, 8 July 1885, 400.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Clayton, William, Diary, 1847 Jan-Dec.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Egan, Howard, Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878, ed. and comp. William M. Egan [1917] 21-105.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Harmon, Appleton Milo, Diary 1847 April-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 47-85.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Papers 1837-1866.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Diary, reel 1, vol. 8, 1-26 and 1-10, written by Albert Carrington, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Rockwood, Albert Perry, Diary, 1847 Apr.-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Whitney, Horace Kimball, Journals 1843; 1846-1847, vols. 5-6.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodruff, Wilford, Journal, 1847 Jan.-1853 Dec., box 2, fd. 3, in Journals and papers 1828-1898.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Woodward, George, Autobiography of George Woodward, Pioneer of 1847, 2-4. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah