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John King

John was born in Australia, immigrated to California in 1856 and to Utah in 1857.  According to his obituary he lived with "Mr. C. C. Rich . . . most of the time since."  John died in a snow avalanche in Centerville Canyon.


Amasa M. Lyman/Charles C. Rich Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 23


  • "Fatal Accident," Deseret News, 1 Feb. 1860, 4.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Lyman, Amasa Mason, Diary, reel 1, vol. 16, 1-20, in Amasa Mason Lyman, Collection 1832-1877.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah