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Hyrum Lorenzo Giles

He started traveling with his parents and his brothers in the Bunker company, but his mother and brothers halted in Florence while his father continued on with the Bunker company. They joined another company and followed behind his father that same year. After his mother died on the trail, he and his siblings were put under the care of Hannah Evans (who would later marry his father) who was in the Hunt company.


John A. Hunt Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 6


  • "Hyrum L. Giles, Mine, Music Pioneer Dies," Deseret News, 22 Feb. 1924, 3.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 2 Oct. 1856, p. 8
  • 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