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Isaac Groo

The Groo family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the William Field Company in 1854.  The Groo family included Isaac and Sarah Elizabeth Gillett, and their children, George Washington, Byron, and Orson Hyde.  Also in the company was Sarah’s family, the Gilletts.  Isaac was a Captain of Ten.

Companies

William Field Company (1854)Approximate age at departure: 27

Sources

  • Alder, Lydia D., "Reminiscences of the Pioneers of 1854," Improvement Era, July 1908, 708-13.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Groo, Isaac, Diary, 1854 Apr.-[Sept].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Hodgert, Robert, [Journal], in Robert Hodgert: Pioneer Ancestor [198-?], 30-32.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jenson, Andrew, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia [1971].
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Whitney, Orson F., History of Utah [1904], 4:342.