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Franklin Monroe Perkins

Franklin initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as clerk of Reese's Fifty in the Allen Taylor Company in 1849. 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

Allen Taylor Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 21
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 29

Sources

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

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Little, James Amasa, Autobiography, item 3, 78-80.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Moore, David, Collection 1843-1921, fd. 4, 7p.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Moore, David, Writings [ca. 1860], 45-54.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perkins, Franklin Monroe, Reminiscences [ca. 1860].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah