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Daniel Tyler

Daniel initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Levi W. Hancock/Jefferson Hunt/James Pace/Andrew Lytle Company in 1847 after serving with the Mormon Battalion.

In 1848, Daniel and his family traveled with the Willard Richards Company.  The Tyler family included Daniel and his wife Ruth Welton, and their children Parintha Olive, John, Howard, and Emily Perscinda. 

Then, at the end of a mission, Daniel returned home acting as assistant Captain in the Edward Martin Company in 1856.

Companies

Willard Richards Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 31
Edward Martin Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 39

Sources

  • "Daniel Tyler Passes Away," Deseret News, 12 Nov. 1906, 3.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census, Salt Lake County

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Allred, Redick Newton, Journals, 1852-[1856].
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Archer, Patience Loader, Reminiscences, [transcript]. MS 6218, p. 57-92.

  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Binder, William Lawrence Spicer, Biography and journal n.d., 8-19.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bleak, James Godson, Journal 1854 Feb.-1860 Feb.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Brown, John, Autobiography, p. 100
  • Bunker, Edward, Autobiography, 1894, 13-14.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Hanks, Ephraim, "Ephraim K. Hanks' Narrative," in Andrew Jenson, "Church Emigration," Contributor, 14 (Mar. 1893): 202-5.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Haven, Jesse, Journals, 1852-1892, vols. 4-5.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jaques, John, [Diary], in Stella Jaques Bell, Life History and Writings of John Jaques [1978], 118-22, 129, 134-37, 140-41, 143-44, 150.
  • 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
  • Jones, Albert William, Notes [ca. 1918].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jones, Albert, Autobiography, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 5, box 6, fd. 5, item 1.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kingsford, Elizabeth Horrocks Jackson, [Reminiscences], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 17:92-103.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kingsford, Elizabeth Horrocks Jackson, Autobiographical sketch [n.d.], 2-6.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McBride, Heber Robert, Autobiography [ca. 1868], 9-15.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Mormon Migration

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Openshaw, Samuel, Diary, 1856 May-Nov., 3-10.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Platt, Benjamin, Reminiscences, 1899-1905, 2-5.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, [1996], 180.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, [1996], 20-28, 238-40.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 2]," Salt Lake Herald, 20 Oct. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 3]," Salt Lake Herald, 27 Oct. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 4]," Salt Lake Herald, 3 Nov. 1907.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, Reminiscence [1879], 22-28.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Southwell, John William, Autobiographical sketch 1912 Sept. 28.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Tyler, Daniel, [Autobiographical sketch], in Autobiographical accounts by Beaver residents [ca. 1879], 51-52.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Tyler, Daniel, Autobiographical sketch 1879, 49.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service
  • Watkins, John, Reminiscences, 1-5. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Woodward, William, Journal, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 4, item 2e.
  • 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