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Horace Eaton Gillett

Horace Eaton and his family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the John D. Chase Company in 1864.  Horace’s family included his wife, Almira Mead, and their children Granville, Sarah Jane, Fred B., and Horace James, who was born en route on 8 September.

 

Companies

John D. Chase Company (1864)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • "List of Passengers," Deseret News [Weekly], 10 Aug. 1864, 361.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Captain John D. Chase Company (independent), passenger list, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 9)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 20 Sep. 1864, p. 3
  • Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949.

  • Source Location
  • FamilySearch