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John Edwin Buckwalter

Son of John and Sarah Shuler Buckwalter.  John Edwin originally crossed the plains in the John S. Higbee/James W. Bay Company (1852) with his widowed mother and siblings.

In 1855 he again traveled to Utah, this time in the John Hindley Company, with his brother Henry after visiting with friends and relatives in Pennsylvania.

In the 1856 Utah census he was in "Lake City" (American Fork).

Companies

John S. Higbee/James W. Bay Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 17

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 19 (February 1870), 92.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 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, Utah