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Robert Pearce

He was a crippled man who died en route. The company was slowed when he lagged behind on September 12. Southwell's account suggests that he may have died on September 18. His surname was also spelled "Pierce."

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 31

Sources

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

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Binder, William Lawrence Spicer, Biography and journal n.d., 8-19.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bleak, James Godson, Journal 1854 Feb.-1860 Feb.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jaques, John, [Diary], in Stella Jaques Bell, Life History and Writings of John Jaques [1978], 118-22, 129, 134-37, 140-41, 143-44, 150.
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  • 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
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 7, 71

  • Liverpool Branch, Record of members. (LR 49487)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Mormon Migration

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Openshaw, Samuel, Diary, 1856 May-Nov., 3-10.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 248.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Southwell, John William, Autobiographical sketch 1912 Sept. 28.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah