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Meredith Dawson

Evidence from emigration and church records proves that Joseph Dawson and his son Meredith traveled to Utah in 1861. They sailed to America in 1861 The first documentation to place them in Utah is a church ordinance performed in October 1861. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.Meredith is the son of Joseph and his first wife, Frances.


Company Unknown (1861)Age at departure: 17


  • American Fork Ward, Record of Members.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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