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Cornelius Holmes Banks

Cornelius Holmes Banks, crossed the Atlantic aboard the ship General McClellan in 1864 and then drove an ox team across the plains in a government freight train led by a Captain Seely.

Companies

Seely Freight Train (1864)Age at departure: 19

Sources

  • "Banks, Cornelius Holmes, [Biographical sketch], in Andrew Jenson, comp., Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia [1971], 2:465.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Murray: Pioneer Undertaker At Murray Is Dead," Deseret Evening News, 17 Dec. 1914, 11.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah