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John Drysdale

John and his three brothers (James, Thomas and Andrew) crossed the Atlantic on the ship Elvira Owen in 1853. While John crossed the plains with the Moses Daley Freight Train, possibly serving as a teamster, his brothers traveled with the Cryus Wheelock pioneer company.

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Sources

  • "Recent Deaths: Drysdale," Deseret Evaning News, 15 May 1912, 9.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 849.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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