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James Shedrick Lewis

Evidence from newspaper records proves that James and Elizabeth Williams Lewis traveled to Utah in 1854. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.

His birth and death dates are confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone.

Companies

Company Unknown (1854)Approximate age at departure: 24

Sources

  • "Pioneer from Clydau," Deseret News [Weekly], 28 May 1898, 763.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • 1900 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 19th Ward, Record of Members (CR 375 8, reel 4709)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

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  • Internet Web Site