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Gideon Williams Alvord

Gideon appears in the 1850 Utah census twice: once in "Great Salt Lake"  and again in "Weber."  In Weber his surname is spelled "Alvard."

He came to Utah in Silas Richards Company and Elam Luddington's Ten.


Silas Richards Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 8


  • "G. W. Alvord Dies Suddenly at His Home," Ogden Standard, 4 Dec. 1918, 3.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 5H
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service