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William Barton

He came with his family and died en route. He had a two-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, who died on 6 July 1856 near Chicago, prior to the company leaving to cross the plains.

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 48

Sources

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

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Allen, Mary Ann Barton, "Autobiography of Mary (Ann) Barton Allen," [1-2]. (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
  • Bell, Stella Jaques, Life History and Writings of John Jaques [1978], 305.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 7
  • McBride, H[eber] R[obert], "Tounge nor Pen Can Never Tell the Sorrow: Heber McBride Describes the 1856 Martin Handcart Disaster," Crossroads Newsletter, spring 1994, 3-4.
  • 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