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Caroline Rachel Wakefield

Caroline Rachel sailed on the American Congress in 1866 with her mother Caroline; mother died of consumption in 1866 and was buried on the banks of the Missouri River; her father had remained in England; she traveled with Sam Bullock; upon her arrival in Salt Lake she was placed in the care of persons named Pascoe.

Her given name is "Mary" on the 1866 American Congress manifest.

Companies

Joseph S. Rawlins Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 8

Sources

  • "List of Passengers," Deseret News [Weekly], 3 Oct. 1866, 350-51.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Tells of Death of Pioneer Woman and of Motherless Girl," Deseret Evening News, 19 Mar. 1921, 4:8.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Blair, William Moroni, William M. Blair reminiscences and journal, 1931-1933, [1-4].  [MS 22889]

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

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Fitt, Caroline Rachel Wakefield, [Autobiography], in Chronicles of Courage, 8 vols. [1990-97], 4:83.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Emery County Library, Castle Dale, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Provo City Library at Academy Square, Provo, Utah
  • St. George-Washington County Library, St. George, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Gerald R. Sherratt Library, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
  • Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, vol. 4, p. 3226
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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