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John Arkwright Hodgson

The Wixom letter, confirms the birth of John and his twin sister, Annice, on board the ship Arkwight. However, the children are not found in the 1870 census with their families. Both died on the trail as is indicated in the Deseret News.

Companies

Daniel Thompson Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: Infant

Sources

  • "Trains Got In," Deseret News [Weekly], 3 Oct. 1866, 349.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Wixom, Justin C. to Brigham Young, Jr. 6 July 1866. Millennial Star, 28:32 (11 August 1866), p. 508-509.

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