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Moses Thurston

Moses traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with his wife Lucy Jane Leonard with the Jedediah M. Grant/Willard Snow Company in 1847. 

Then, in 1855, Moses traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as the captain of the Moses Thurston Company.

Companies

Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 29
Moses Thurston Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 37

Sources

  • "Immigration List," Deseret News [Weekly], 12 Sep. 1855, 214-15.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • 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
  • Horsley, William, History of William Horsley--A sketch of my experience, 4. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 34

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Knowlden, Geo[rge], [Report], in Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, General files 1849-1898, box 1, fd 6.
  • 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
  • Salt Lake City Death Records
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Thurston, Moses, Autobiographical sketch, in 26th Quorum, Biographies, 1845-1891, vol. 1, 514, in Seventies Quorum, Records, 1844-1975, reel 79.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site