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James McGaw Company

1852

239 individuals and 54 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

View a list of individuals known to have traveled in this company.

Sources

  • "11th Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Bassett, Charles Henry, "Death and Burial on the Plains," [1-6].

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Candland, David, Diary of David Candland 1819-1902, 11, BX 8670.1 .C161.
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Candland, David, Report, in Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, General files 1849-1898, reel 1, box 1, fd. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Charlie [Charles H. Bassett], "Death and Burial on the Plains," St. Louis Luminary, 24 Feb. 1855, 54.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Emery, Henry, Journal [ca. 1845-1879], 18-21.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • James McGaw Emigrating Company, Journal, in Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, General files 1849-1898, reel 1, box 1, fd. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City