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Amasa Mason Lyman

He left the company on 3 June at Fort Laramie to take a message to the Mormon Battalion sick detachments and Mississippi Saints at Pueblo, Colorado.

He was a Captain of of Hundred in the 2nd company in Willard Richards 1848 Company.  He and a few members of his 100 arrived in Salt Lake City on 10 October.

Amasa was the captain of the company in 1850.

In 1852 he came with a wife and son.

He was also the captain on the company in 1855 and a co-captain in 1857.

He was a returning missionary from England in 1862.

Companies

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 34
Willard Richards Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 35
Amasa M. Lyman Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 37
Amasa M. Lyman/Charles C. Rich Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 39
Amasa M. Lyman Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 42
Amasa M. Lyman/Charles C. Rich Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 44
Company Unknown (1862)Approximate age at departure: 48

Sources

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Campbell, Robert L., [Journal extracts, 30 June-19 Oct. 1848], in Historian's Office, Journal 1844-1997.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Clayton, William, Diary, 1847 Jan-Dec.
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  • Deseret News, 10 June 1857, 109.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Harper, Charles Alfred, Diary, 1847 Apr.-Aug.
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  • Lyman, Amasa and Charles C. Rich, "Copy of a Letter Written to the Saints in San Bernardino, California, by Amasa Lyman and Charles C. Rich," Deseret News, 8 Jan. 1853, [2].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Diary, reel 1, vol. 16, 1-20, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Diary, reel 1, vol. 8, 1-26 and 1-10, written by Albert Carrington, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Diary, reel 3, vol. 32, 16-25 Nov. 1852, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Journal, vol. 15, box 1, fd. 8, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Ridges, Adelade Whiteley, Autobiographical sketch 1893, 3-4.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rockwood, Albert Perry, Diary, 1847 Apr.-July.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rollins, James H., Sketches from camp journal of Pres. Amasa Lyman's Company [24 July 1848 report], in George Albert Smith, Papers, 1834-1882, box 4, fd. 11.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rollins, James Henry, Reminiscences 1896; 1898, 29-31.
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  • Rollins, James Henry, Reminiscences 1896; 1898, 42-43.
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  • Snow, Erastus, Journal 1835-1851; 1856-1857, vol. 4, 3-91.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah