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Absalom Perkins

Captain of 50 and counselor to President Andrew Perkins. His death date is confirmed by the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database and the inscription on his gravestone.

Companies

Allen Taylor Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 51

Sources

  • "Allen Taylor's 100, report, circa 1849 October." In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849. (MS 14920, Reel 3, Box 2, Folder 41)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Belcher, Elizabeth Jane Perkins, [Autobiography], in Anson G. Perkins, "On to the Valley," [1957].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 3
  • Little, James A., From Kirtland to Salt Lake City [1890], 205-6.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Moore, David, Collection 1843-1921, fd. 4, 7p.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Moore, David, Writings [ca. 1860], 45-54.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Morgan, Jesse, Journal, in Martha M. Morgan, A Trip Across the Plains in the Year 1849 with Notes of a Voyage to California by Way of Panama [1864; reprint 1983], 7-20.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site