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David Gibson

The Gibson family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Moses Clawson Company in 1853.  Their family included William and Janet Nicol, and their children Ann Wright, David, Janet, William Jr., and Catherine McFarlane.   Along the trail, Catherine died of Scarlet fever.

At the end of a mission to England, he returned to the Salt Lake Valley with his father, William Gibson, in the Leonard G. Rice Company in 1867, according to a Semi-Weekly Telegraph of 10 October 1867. 

He was deaf.

Companies

Moses Clawson Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 15
Leonard G. Rice Company (1867)Approximate age at departure: 29

Sources

  • "Arrived," Semi-Weekly Telegraph, 10 Oct. 1867, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "St. Louis Company report, 1853 June 30." In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1853-1855. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 25)

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

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Gibson, William, Journals, 1841-1874, fd. 3, 194-95.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Gibson, William, Journals, 1841-1874, fd. 3, 6-7.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Gibson, William, Journals, 1841-1874, vol. 2, 73-74 and vol. 3, 198.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Gibson, William. Journals, 1841-1874, fd. 2, p. 42.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Memmott, Thomas, Thomas Memmott Journal, ed. H. Kirk Memmott, 2 vols. [1976], 1:81-91.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • 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