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Samuel Banford

He crossed the plains with his widowed mother and brothers and sisters: John Banford, Richard Banford, William Banford, Martha Banford as well as Job Pingree and Mrs. Mary Anne McCarty Madden.


Jesse B. Martin Company (1857)Age at departure: 11


  • Banford, Samuel, "Sam Banford Describes Early Utah Privations," Ogden Standard-Examiner, 30 July 1934, 3.
  • Source Location
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
  • Banford, Samuel, [Interview], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 4:51-52.
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  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah