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Jane Holmes

Evidence from emigration and church records proves that Jane Holmes and her mother Jane Gilbert Holmes traveled to Utah in 1857. Her obituary states that she traveled to Utah in a handcart company. If so, she and her mother were likely in the Israel Evans company.


Company Unknown (1857)Age at departure: 17


  • "Well-Known Woman Dead," Salt Lake Tribune, 13 Mar. 1909.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service