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Mary Spencer Sugden

Mary, being a widow, traveled alone with her three daughters in the Thomas E. Ricks Company in 1866. A returning missionary, Jonas Nuttal Beck, drove a team of four mules, and his wagon had a company of six saints.  Among those was Mary Sugden and her three daughters: Martha, Elizabeth, and Sarah.

Companies

Thomas E. Ricks Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 58

Sources

  • "Deaths," Deseret News [Weekly], 20 Feb. 1892, 304.
  • "List of Names in Incoming Passenger Trains," Deseret News [Weekly], 16 Aug. 1866, 289.
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  • 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.
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  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah