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William Duncombe Major

Evidence from emigration, church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records, and his obituary proves that William traveled to Utah with the Daniel D. McArthur Company.

Companies

Daniel D. McArthur Company (1863)Approximate age at departure: 16

Sources

  • "W. D. Major Boosts Clipper," Davis County Clipper, 3 Feb. 1922, 4.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "W. D. Major Celebrates Birthday," Davis County Clipper, 14 July 1922, 4.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "W. D. Major, Pioneer of Kaysville, Dies," Salt Lake Telegram, 9 July 1925, 7.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Major, William Duncombe, [Reminiscences], in Jane Jennings Eldredge, "Records and Historical Sketches of Residents of Davis County, Utah," 9 vols. (1916), 6:23.
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service