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Martha Clayton

Note: A reminicent source places the Clayton family in the 1857 Evans Company, but that is mistaken.

Her obituary states that the came to Utah in the 1855 Valentine Company, but she was actually in the 1855 Ballantyne Company.  There was no "Valentine" company.


Richard Ballantyne Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 17


  • "Pioneer of Lehi Called To Her Reward Tuesday," The Lehi Sun, 22 Feb. 1923, 1.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 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