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Daniel Allen

He traveled with six people, two of them being his wife Louisa Jane Berry and their daughter Cynthia Elizabeth Allen.  The daughter's obituary in the Piute County News confirms that the family crossed the plains in 1849.

Companies

Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 44

Sources

  • "Death of a Faithful Veteran," Deseret Evening News, 28  Jan. 1892, 7.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Death of Daniel Allen," Deseret News [Weekly], 13 Feb. 1892, 266.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Escalante Pioneer Passes Away," Piute County News, 27 Jan. 1933, 1.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1850 Utah Census

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Allen, Daniel, Autobiographical sketch, in 24th Quorum, Biographies, 1845-1855, vol. 1, in Seventies Quorum, Records, 1844-1975, reel 75.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 1
  • Miller, Reuben, Journals, 1848-1849, fd. 1, vol. 2. (MS 1392)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Miller, Reuben, to Brigham Young, 9 Sept. 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 21, fd. 17.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Seventy Quorum Membership, 1835-1846.

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah Cemetery Inventory

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  • Ancestry.com