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William Ashton

and family. William left the company at fort Laramie and joined the army.

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Age at departure: 34

Sources

  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Allen, Curtis, "Soldiers into Saints; Saints into Soldiers," Utah Genealogical Association Crossroads, vol. 4 (Dec. 2008), 175-176.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Archer, Patience Loader, Reminiscences, [transcript]. MS 6218, p. 57-92.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 7, 71

  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 4]," Salt Lake Herald, 3 Nov. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • 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