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Robert Harris

Robert traveled across the country as a member of the Mormon Battalion. He returned to Utah from California in 1847 and continued east to meet his family. He returned with them in 1850.

His birth date is confirmed by Leigh and Deerhurst, Gloucester, England parish records. England Births and Christenings lists a christening date of 21 February 1808, which supports a birth year of 1807.

Companies

Aaron Johnson Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 42

Sources

  • "Local and Other Matters. Obituary," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Mar. 1876, 97.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • King, John Morris, Diaries [1846]-[1850], vol. 3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, [1996], 180.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, [1996], 20-28, 238-40.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah