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Joseph Beecroft

He came with his wife and son and left the company at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, in mid-August, due to poor health. After several years, the Beecroft family continued their journey to Utah in 1859, traveling with the Haight-Kesler freight train.


Edward Martin Company (1856)Age at departure: 45


  • Beecroft, Joseph, Journals 1844-1883, reel 3, vol. 6, 42-54.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah