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Elizabeth Keetch

Her surname on the ship manifest was mistakenly spelled Kielch. Elizabeth Keetch and her family emigrated on the ship Thornton and traveled with the James G. Willie Company (1856). After crossing Iowa, the Keetches dropped out of the company at Florence. Elizabeth and her brother continued on to Utah in 1862.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Age at departure: 14

Sources

  • 1856 Nebraska census.
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  • Internet Web Site
  • 1860 Nebraska Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Austin, E. N. to Edward Hunter, Mar. 23, 1879, in Incoming correspondence, box 2, fd. 1, in Edward Hunter, Collection.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Historians Office Record of Members (Minnie Margetts file).
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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