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John Memorial McCrary

John initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley sometime in 1851 with his wife, Samantha Hannah Gardner, and son, William Austin. More research is needed to determine the company. 

On 23 April 1857, John M. McCrary was called on a mission to Canada.  At the end of that mission, he traveled home with the John W. Berry Company in 1858.

Companies

Company Unknown (1851)Approximate age at departure: 24
John W. Berry Company (1858)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • Brinton, David, to Brigham Young, 20 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, Journal, 1858 May-June.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • 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.
  • Trail Excerpt
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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.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1858, p. 31

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Moore, David, Writings [ca. 1860], 43.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Welchman, Arthur P., Reminiscences and diary, [ca.1854-1917], fd. 1, 93-94.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah