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Henry Lunt

Henry initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Milo Andrus Company in 1850.

At the end of a mission, Henry traveled home with the William G. Young Company in 1857 and acted as Chaplain.  He traveled with a widow, Hannah Tillet Sinclair, and her daughter Jane.  He also traveled with Richard Newness.  Henry sailed from Liverpool to Philadelphia on the “Westmoreland.”  He left on 25 April and arrived in Philadelphia on 31 May 1857.

Companies

Milo Andrus Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 25
William G. Young Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • 1850 Utah Census, Iron County

  • Leithead, James, [Journal], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 42:18, 28-35.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lunt, Henry, [Journal], in Vernon Lunt and Rachel Petty Lunt, comp., "The Life of Henry Lunt" [1944], 62-65.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lunt, Henry, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 55, box 57, fd. 1, item 5.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Musser, Amos M. to President Appleby, 16 July 1857, in Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 26 Sept. 1857, 620-22.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Musser, Amos M., “Correspondence of Elder A. M. Musser,” The Mormon, 15 Aug. 1857, 3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Musser, Amos M., Diaries, 1852-1876, box 1, fd. 7, 12-39 and box 1, fd. 8, 1-16.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Pioneer Biographies, vol. 42, p. 28

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