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Jane Comish

She married Robert Ashton en route.The Comish family evidently began traveling in the Hindley company, but according to a "Deseret News" article (22 Aug. 1855, 189) they arrived in Salt Lake City with the Livingston and Kinkead freight train. Evidence that they came in 1855 is confirmed in information found in Church financial records. Their surname is spelled "Coomish" on the handwritten and printed Hindley roster.


John Hindley Company (1855)Age at departure: 23


  • Deseret News [Weekly], 22 Aug. 1855, 189.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • 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