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John Watkins

He was the company bugler.

Companies

Edward Martin Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 22

Sources

  • "A Short Biographical Sketch on the Life of Bishop Watkins" Wasatch Wave, 2 January 1903, p. 2.

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

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Binder, William Lawrence Spicer, Biography and journal n.d., 8-19.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Jones, Albert William, Notes [ca. 1918].
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jones, Albert, Address, 4 Oct. 1906, in Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914. (MS 11378, fd. 1)

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 30 Nov. 1856, p. 66

  • Mormon Migration

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 264.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 2]," Salt Lake Herald, 20 Oct. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 3]," Salt Lake Herald, 27 Oct. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 4]," Salt Lake Herald, 3 Nov. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Watkins, John, Reminiscences, 1-5. (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
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah