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Rufus Chester Allen

Rufus came from the Salt Lake Valley and met Brigham Young's west-bound company in mid-July. It is unclear from the John D. Lee account as to whether or not Rufus actually joined Brigham Young's 1848 company.

Companies

Company Unknown (1848)Age at departure: 20

Sources

  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Book of the Pioneers, Book 1, p. 34.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Lee, John D., A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries of John D. Lee, 1848-1876, ed. Robert Glass Cleland and Juanita Brooks, 2 vols. [1955], 1:30-79.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site