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Thirza Melvina Berry

The Berry family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company in 1849.  The family included widowed Armelia Shanks Berry and her children: John Williams Berry, Louisa Jane Berry Allen (wife of Daniel Allen), Cynthia Lovinia Berry, Thirza Melvina Berry, William Shanks Berry, Robert Madison Berry, and Joseph Smith Berry.

In the 1850 Utah census she is "Thirzey Thurber" wife of Albert K. Thurber.

Companies

Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 12

Sources

  • “Death Of A Pioneer," Salt Lake Herald, 13 May 1900, 5.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Find A Grave 

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  • Utah Cemetery Inventory

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  • Ancestry.com
  • Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946

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  • FamilySearch