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John Singleton

John initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with an unknown company in 1850. However, 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.

According to his great grand-daughter on familysearch.org and the company's roster, John also traveled overland with the John Hindley Company in 1855 as a Captain of Ten.

Companies

Company Unknown (1850)Approximate age at departure: 25
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 31
John Hindley Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 30

Sources

  • "Immigration List," Deseret News [Weekly], 12 Sep. 1855, 214-15.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 3 Sep. 1855, p. 3
  • Knox, William, Journals, 1847-1864.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah