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Isaac Baum

Isaac initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in an unknown company. Evidence from genealogical and newspaper records indicates the Baum family traveled to Utah in 1850.

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.


Company Unknown (1850)Approximate age at departure: 17
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 24


  • "Original Weber Settler Answers Death's Call", Deseret News, 22 Nov. 1920, 2:5.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service