Evidence from newspaper and genealogical records proves that the Jordan family traveled to Utah 1851. Lois Ann Coon Jordan's obituary states that they came in 1851. A son was born in December 1851 and a church ordinance was performed in Utah in March 1852, which was prior to the arrival of that season's emigration. Her son, Ransom Abraham Stevens also traveled with her. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.Her birth and death dates are confirmed by her obituary.
Company Unknown (1851)Age at departure: 40
- "Obituary Notes," Deseret News [Weekly], 3 July 1897, 95.
- Source Location
- Utah Digital Newspapers Website
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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