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George Halliday

 

George initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Moses Daley Freight Train in 1853, as the clerk of the company.  George joined a part of this company led by John Hindley that left the Daley company at Fort Laramie and traveled the rest of the way separately.

At the end of a mission in the Eastern States, he traveled home with the Orson Pratt/Ezra T. Benson/Ira Eldredge Company in 1854 as indicated in New FamilySearch/Family Tree.

At the end of a mission to Britain, he traveled home with the Warren S. Snow Company in 1864 as indicated in the Missionary Record Index and New FamilySearch/Family Tree.

Companies

Moses Daley Freight Train (1853)Approximate age at departure: 30
Warren S. Snow Company (1864)Approximate age at departure: 41

Sources

  • "Another Veteran Dead," Deseret Evening News, 18 May 1900, 8.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "The Late George Halliday," Deseret Evening News, 2 June 1900, 22.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Halliday, George, Journal, 143.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1854, p. 15

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McNiven, Lydia Littlefield, Autobiography 1927 July 20, [7-10].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Missionary Record Index, 1860-1864, England

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Moses Daley Freight Company, Journal, 1853 Sept.

  • 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
  • Webb, Mary Ann Ward, "The History of Mary Ann Ward Webb and Her Diary of the Journey to Utah (1864)," in Robert R. King and Kay Atkinson King, Mary Ann Ward Webb: Her Life and Ancestry [1996], 98-103.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah