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Margaret Jones

She was a single woman.  She sailed to America on the John Bright in 1866, and her obituary and death certificate both confirm that she came to Utah in 1866.

Her name is listed as "Margaret Jones Harding" on her death certificate.


Thomas E. Ricks Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 16


  • "List of Names in Incoming Passenger Trains," Deseret News [Weekly], 16 Aug. 1866, 289.
  • 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
  • "Margaret J. Harding, Willard Pioneer, Dies," Salt Lake Telegram, 28 Jan. 1926, 5.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service