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Samuel Bennion

Samuel initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Edward Hunter - Joseph Horne Company in 1847. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

Companies

Edward Hunter - Joseph Horne Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 28
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 37

Sources

  • "Bennion Family Reunion," Deseret News, 8 Oct. 1907, 7.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • History of Tooele County
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 20
  • Whitaker, George, Autobiography [n.d.], 31-37.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah