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John Turner Garr

John, son of Fielding Garr, initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company in 1847.

In 1852, he traveled with the Amasa M. Lyman/Charles C. Rich Company of 1852 from California to Utah.

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.

Companies

Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 19
Amasa M. Lyman/Charles C. Rich Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 25
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 29

Sources

  • 1860 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Book of the Pioneers

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Deseret News [Weekly], 25 Dec. 1852, [2].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 35