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George Washington Bean

George initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company in 1847.

In 1848, he went back with Shadrach Roundy to meet the Brigham Young Company.

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.

In 1857, he returned from Carson Valley to Utah with the Chester Loveland Company.

Companies

Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 16
Brigham Young Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 17
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 25
Chester Loveland Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 26

Sources

  • "Death of a Pioneer," Eastern Utah Advocate, 16 Dec. 1897, 1.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Death of a Pioneer," Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Dec. 1897, 7.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Utah News," Davis County Clipper, 17 Dec. 1897, 2.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Bean, George Washington, Autobiography, 1897, 40.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bean, George Washington, Autobiography, 1897, 42-43.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bean, George Washington, Diary, in Library of Congress, Collection of Mormon diaries [1935-1938], reel 1, item 9, vol. 3, p. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 33

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Richards, Henry Phinehas, Diary, fd. 3, in Papers, 1854-1900.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Vance, John, Journal 1847 June-Oct.; 1849.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah