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George Harrison

Even though he was only fourteen years old, he left the company in October because he was too weak to go any further. A mountaineer persuaded his father to let him live with some Indians while his family continued on. He continued on to the valley with Johnston's Army.

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 14

Sources

  • "Passing Events," Improvement Era, March 1921, 465.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1900 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Harrison, George, "'Beef Steak' Harrison," in Treasures of Pioneer History, 6 vols. [1952-57], 2:105-115.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harrison, George, in Utah Stake, Genealogical Committee, Personal Histories, ca. 1917, 1:197.
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Historians Office Record of Members (Minnie Margetts file).
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 73

  • Mormon Migration

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 244.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service