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Robert Lomax Kirkman

He died en route the same night as his son Peter. In some sources his surname was misspelled "Kirkham" and "Thirkman." His travel to Utah is mentioned in his son's obituary.

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Age at departure: 34

Sources

  • "Handcart Pioneer Claimed by Death," Salt Lake Telegram, 6 Mar. 1925, 2:1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 7, 62
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Openshaw, Samuel, Diary, 1856 May-Nov., 3-10.
  • 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