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Samuel Roskelley

Individually, Samuel Roskelley traveled from his home in England and made his way to the Salt Lake Valley with the Appleton N. Harmon Company in 1853.  He sailed on the ship Falcon from Liverpool to New Orleans from 28 March to 18 May 1853.   

At the end of a mission, Samuel traveled on The Empire and sailed from Liverpool to New York from 19 February through 19 March 1858.  Then he returned to the Salt Lake Valley with the John W. Berry Company in 1858.

Companies

Appleton M. Harmon Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 16
John W. Berry Company (1858)Approximate age at departure: 21

Sources

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Journal History, 21 June 1858, p. 32

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Roskelley, Samuel, "Grandpa Roskelley Looks at Life," Roskelley Organ 1, no. 1 (1 June 1951): 10-13.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Roskelley, Samuel, "Grandpa Roskelley Looks at Life," Roskelley Organ 1, no. 1 (1 June 1951): 29-30.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Smith, John Lyman, Autobiography and journals 1846-1864; 1894-1897, vol. 2, 118-20.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church 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