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John Davis Reese

John served in the company as Captain of 2nd Ten. He came from Wales with his wife and four children.

His surname is spelled "Rees" on the 1849 Buena Vista manifest.

Companies

William Morgan Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 37

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 31 March 1880, 144.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Bowen, David D., Reminiscence and journal, 1845-1863, 23-26.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Morgan, William, "A Letter [June 22, 1852] to Presidents W. S. Phillips and John Davis," in Ronald D. Dennis, The Call of Zion: The Story of the First Welsh Mormon Emigration [1987], 233.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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
  • Presiding Bishopric, Immigrant Location Committee 1852. (CR 4 208)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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