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Phineas Howe Young

Phineas traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Brigham Young Pioneer Company in 1847.  Upon reaching Green River, he ventured back to help guide oncoming companies.  He was a captain of ten. 

At the end of a mission, Phineas traveled home with the William G. Young Company in 1857.

Companies

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 48
William G. Young Company (1857)Approximate age at departure: 58

Sources

  • Atwood, Millen, Journal 1847 Apr.-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bullock, Thomas, Journals 1843-1849, vol. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Clayton, William, Diary, 1847 Jan-Dec.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Egan, Howard, Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878, ed. and comp. William M. Egan [1917] 21-105.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Empey, William A., "The Mormon Ferry on the North Platte, The Journal of William A. Empey, May 7-August 4, 1847," ed. Dale L. Morgan, Annals of Wyoming, July-Oct. 1949, 124-33.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Gibbs, Eliza Dana, Autobiographical sketch, 18-19. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harmon, Appleton Milo, Diary 1847 April-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 47-85.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Papers 1837-1866.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Musser, Amos M. to President Appleby, 16 July 1857, in Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 26 Sept. 1857, 620-22.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Musser, Amos M., “Correspondence of Elder A. M. Musser,” The Mormon, 15 Aug. 1857, 3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Musser, Amos M., Diaries, 1852-1876, box 1, fd. 7, 12-39 and box 1, fd. 8, 1-16.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rockwood, Albert Perry, Diary, 1847 Apr.-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Woodruff, Wilford, Journal, 1847 Jan.-1853 Dec., box 2, fd. 3, in Journals and papers 1828-1898.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Young, Lorenzo Dow, Diaries, 1846-1852 and 1888-1891, vol. 1.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah