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John Alexander Hunt

The Hunt family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Aaron Johnson Company in 1850.  The Hunt family included Daniel Durham and his wife Susan Davis, and Daniel’s children from his first wife: John Alexander, James Wiseman, Levi Bunyan, Benoni Smith, Daniel Whitmore, and Nancy Johanna Penelope. 

At the end of a mission, John Alexander returned home as Captain of the John A. Hunt Company in 1856.

Companies

Aaron Johnson Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 20
John A. Hunt Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 26

Sources

  • "Religious Activities Of The Late J. A. Hunt," Deseret Evening News, 5 Apr. 1913, 3:XI.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • [Camp Journal], in "Church Emigration Book"
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • [Camp journal], in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15 Dec. 1856, p. 16-37

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census, Davis Co.

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  • FamilySearch
  • Bullock, Thomas, [Letter], Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 20 Dec. 1856, 811-13.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • 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
  • Dan Jones Emigrating Company, Journal 1856 May-Dec.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Driggs, Ben W., [Letter], in "Pioneer Trail Experiences," Deseret Evening News, 26 Apr. 1913, sec. 3, X.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Eastern Idaho Death Records Database

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 6.

  • History of Tooele County
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Hunt, John A., [Journal], in "Church Emigration Book"
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  • Journal History, 15 Dec. 1856, p. 7
  • Linforth, J., [Letter], Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 10 Jan. 1857, 27-28.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pay, Mary G. to S. S. Jones, 18 Oct. 1908, in Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pay, Mary Goble, Autobiographical sketch 1896-1909, 2-5.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stewart, Elizabeth White, [Autobiography], in Workman, Mary Ellen B., comp., "Ancestors of Isaac Mitton Stewart and Elizabeth White" [1978].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Woodward, William, to Heber C. Kimball, 11 June 1856, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 35, box 25, fd. 9.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah