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Joseph Robinson Greenwood

Joseph initially emigrated to the Valley with his family in 1847. However, as a young man, he traveled with the Joseph Horne out-and-back company in 1862 as a teamster, and again as a night guard for the Joseph S. Rawlins company in 1864. He died en route with the Rawlins company.

Companies

Joseph Horne Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 18
Joseph S. Rawlins Company (1864)Approximate age at departure: 20

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News, 26 Oct. 1864, 32.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Greenwood, William to Mother, Brothers & Sisters, 17 Oct. 1847, in William Greenwood, "William Greenwood Family" [197_?], 31-32.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 37
  • Murdock, Gideon A., Autobiography and journal, vol. 1, p. 21
  • Murdock, Gideon Allen, Autobiography and journal, 1873-1923, vol. 1, 13-21.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Salt Lake Daily Telegraph, 21 Sep. 1864, p. 3