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John Edmiston

Circumstantial evidence from census records, church records, newspaper records and genealogical information proves the Edmiston family traveled to Utah in 1851. In the 1850 Iowa census the surname is spelled Edinson; in the 1852 "Registry of names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishop's Reports, Great Salt Lake City," the surname is spelled Edminister.

Companies

Company Unknown (1851)Age at departure: 20

Sources

  • "Deaths," Deseret News, 8 Nov. 1890, 8.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852." In Wright, Norman Edgar, ed., Key to Migration Sources Great Britain and North America.  

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co.
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 1856 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree