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Daniel Davis

Daniel traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Heber C. Kimball Company in 1848.  He was adopted by Heber C. Kimball.  His travel to Utah in 1848 is mentioned in the obituary of his son, Daniel Kelly Davis.

At the end of a mission, Daniel returned home with the John W. Berry Company in 1858.

Companies

Heber C. Kimball Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 39
John W. Berry Company (1858)Approximate age at departure: 49

Sources

  • “Daniel K. Davis To Hold Open House On 80th Birthday," Davis County Clipper, 11 Sep. 1942, 1. 

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Bullock, Thomas, Journal, 1858 May-June.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bullock, Thomas, to Brigham Young, 26 June 1858, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 36, box 26, fd. 5.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bullock, Thomas, to Editor, 22 July 1858, in Missionary Reports, fd. 17.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Coombs, Isaiah Moses, Diary, in Isaiah Moses Coombs, Collection 1835-1938, reel 1, box 1, fd. 3, vol. 8, 16-66.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Davis, Daniel, Diaries, 1846-1892, fd. 1, vol. 1, 90-101.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Goddard, George, Journal, in George Goddard, Papers 1855-1899, reel 1, box 1, fd. 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Hovey, Joseph Grafton, Reminiscences and journals 1845-1856, vol. 1, 130-75.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 110-15.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1858, p. 32

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pioneer emigration list 1847-1848, 68, in Docket book 1844 Feb.-1845 May.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Welchman, Arthur P., Reminiscences and diary, [ca.1854-1917], fd. 1, 93-94.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah