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Henry Gardner

Henry was born to John and Mary Ann Goodship Gardner in England. He initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Appleton M. Harmon Company in 1853. 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.


Appleton M. Harmon Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 13
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 16


  • Family Tree

  • 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
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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