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Thomas Charles Davis Howell

Thomas initially traveled to the valley in 1847, but in 1852 captained his own company, bringing additional members to Utah.

Companies

Thomas C.D. Howell Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 38

Sources

  • "3rd Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Local and Other Matters," Deseret News [Weekly], 27 Mar. 1897, 460.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Pioneer Reminiscences," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 July 1897, 187.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Pioneer Reminiscences," Deseret News [Weekly], 24 July 1897, 188.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Condie, Gibson, Reminiscences and diary, 1865-1910, 33-35.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 12
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 16
  • Osborn, David, Autobiography 1860, 48-49.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • 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.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Seymour, Charles William, Journal and reminiscences [ca. 1880-1906], 80-82.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Tanner, Rebecca Estella Moore, Children on the Trail, 1- 2. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Weight, Frederick, A short history of the life of Frederick Weight by himself [ca. 1895], 9-10.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Willden, Feargus O'Connor, Autobiographical sketch, 2, in [Compiled information regarding Feargus O'Connor Willden and the Willden family, n.d.].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah