Skip Main Navigation

Henderson Cox

He was one of three men who left a month in advance of the company to scout a road over the Sierras. They were murdered by Indians and their bodies found by the company on 19 July.

Sources

  • Elmer, Elijah, Diary, in Will Bagley, ed., "To the Tops of the California Mountains: The 1848 Carson Pass Diary of Elijah Elmer," Crossroads Newsletter 4, no. 3 (summer 1993): 5-7.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Green, Ephraim, Journal 1848 June-Sept. and 1849 Dec.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Hammond, F. A., "In Early Days. My Introduction to Mormonism," Juvenile Instructor 29, no. 16 (15 August 1894): 517-18.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Holmes, Jonathan Harriman, Diary 1846-1848, vol. 1.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Judd, Zadoc Knapp, Autobiography [1903-1907], 33-36.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kimball, Melissa Burton Coray, "Utah Woman's 2,000-Mile March Fifty-five Years Ago," Salt Lake Herald, 26 May 1901, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pixton, Robert, Autobiography [ca. 1870], 30-31.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pratt, Addison, Journal, in Addison Pratt, Autobiography and journals, 1843-1852.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogers, Samuel Hollister, Reminiscences and diary 1841-1886, vol. 1, 158-66.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Smith, Azariah, Autobiographical sketch 1903, 6-8.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah