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Minor Winn

With 5 males, 2 females; Captain of the Fifth Ten (this information is from the original hand written roster of the Jolly Company (1852) but it is mistakenly attributed to "A. Winn."  Who was A. Winn?  In the Mill Iowa Branch records A. Winn (b. 1802) is listed as father of Alma Winn (b. 1836); Alma's mother is Nancy.  In the 1850 Iowa census "Minor" and Nancy Winn are the parents of Alma.  A second roster of the Jolly Company lists both Minor and Alma Winn.  Minor's obituary says he "crossed the plains in 1852."

Companies

Henry Bryant Manning Jolley Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 53

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 19 Feb. 1877, 51.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Iowa Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Brown, George Mortimer, Diary, 8-13.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 47
  • Macedonia Branch, Iowa, Record 1847-1852, fd. 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Watt, Ron, Iowa Branch Index, 1839-1859.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City