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Mary Murray Murdoch

Mary was traveling with and sharing a PEF Bond with the James Steele family. James' sister Anne was married to Mary's son John, who traveled in 1852. Mary died en route and was buried ten miles east of Chimney Rock.

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 73

Sources

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

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Bell, Stella Jaques, Life History and Writings of John Jaques [1978], 306.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 7, 74.

  • Mormon Migration

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 236.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah