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Elizabeth Cotton

Elizabeth traveled with the James Wadsworth family and her grandmother Mary Hutchinson. British Mission record as seen in Mormon Migration site shows her name as "Colton," but disembarking records us the correct spelling.

Companies

John A. Hunt Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 15

Sources

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

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1841 England Census

  • England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 15 Dec. 1856, p. 12
  • 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