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John Richards Cooke

John traveled with a company of non-Mormon Iowans who were headed toward California in 1852 . The party stopped at Salt Lake city for the winter; while here some members the Cooke family converted to the faith.In some sources, the family's surname is spelled "Cook."

Companies

Company Unknown (1852)Age at departure: 21

Sources

  • 1850 Iowa Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Cooke, Lucy Rutledge, Crossing the Plains in 1852, 1987, 28-30.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Covered Wagon Women, vol. 4, p. 209, 243.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Deseret Dramatic Association, Minute Book, in Salt Lake Theatre collection, Dec. 1852.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

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

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site