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Joseph Marcellus Simmons

Joseph arrived in Utah with a party of California-bound emigrant. He stayed in Utah, joined the church and became bookkeeper for Brigham Young.

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

Company Unknown (1850)Approximate age at departure: 25
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • "Old Salt Lakers," Deseret Evening News, 25 Aug. 1900, 11.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Simmons,Rachel Emma Woolley, "Journal of Rachel Emma Woolley Simmons," Heart Throbs of the West, 12 vols. [1939-51], 11: 164.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah