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Martha Spencer Sugden

She traveled with her mother Mary, and two sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah.  She eventually married Jonas Nuttal Beck, who her family traveled with in the Thomas E. Ricks Company in 1866.  As a returning missionary, Jonas drove a team of four mules, and his wagon had a company of six saints.  Among those was Mary Sugden and her three daughters, one of which was Martha. 

Companies

Thomas E. Ricks Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 21

Sources

  • "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
  • Beck, Martha, Autobiography, in Joel Edward Ricks, Cache Valley Historical Material [ca. 1955], reel 3, item 25, 3-4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site