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John, Sr. Houston

Evidence from newspaper and genealogical records proves that the Houston traveled to Utah in 1852. Further research is needed to confirm the year they came to Utah and the name of the company they traveled with.In some sources their surname is listed as "Huston."His death en route is mentioned in his wife's and daughter's obituaries. Note that the year of their travel in the Mary's obituary is mistaken.

Companies

Company Unknown (1852)Age at departure: 36

Sources

  • "Early Resident of Brigham Dies in Iowa," The Box Elder News, 18 July 1912, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Two Pioneers Gone," The Box Elder News, 16 July 1908, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree