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Sidney Algernon Knowlton

Sidney initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company in 1849. His travel to Utah is mentioned in his daughter's obituary.

He later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

Companies

Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 56
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 63

Sources

  • "Death of Mrs. Hooper," Deseret Evening News, 22 Mar. 1887, 3.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Died," Deseret News, 22 April 1863, 344.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "High Priests of Nauvoo and Early Salt Lake City."
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Names of Persons Who Volunteer to Go as Teamsters." Offerings for the assistance of the P. E. F. immigrants, 1856 October. Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887. (CR 376 1, box 2, folder 1) 

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852." In Wright, Norman Edgar, ed., Key to Migration Sources Great Britain and North America.  

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census, Salt Lake County

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Salt Lake City Property Index.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah