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Jesse Nelson Perkins

Jesse initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley 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: 30
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 37

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
  • "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 28 Mar. 1883, 147.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 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
  • Perkins, Franklin Monroe, Reminiscences [ca. 1860].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah