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Casper Bryner

Casper initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Richard Ballantyne Company in 1855 (his name is listed as "Breener."). 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.

Companies

Richard Ballantyne Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 20
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 22

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
  • Bryner, Casper, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 9, box 10, fd. 5, item 24.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Mayer, George, Reminiscences and diary, 1853 Jan.-1896 Apr., 239-49.
  • 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
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service