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George R. Allen

George was a butcher from England. He initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the John A. Hunt Company in 1856. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

Companies

John A. Hunt Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 24
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 24

Sources

  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Jaques, John, [Minutes of meeting at Devil's Gate, Nov. 9, 1856], in John Jaques, Collection, 1846-1920.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 15 Dec. 1856, p. 7
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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