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Eliza Wilson

Evidence from emigration, church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) and newspaper records proves that Eliza traveled to Utah in 1868. She traveled with her aunt and a cousin: Elizabeth Louise Wilson Gordon and Augustus Gordon.

Companies

Joseph S. Rawlins Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 14

Sources

  • "Captain Joseph S. Rawlins, list of passengers, 1868." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains' accounts 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 2, Folder 7)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Mrs. Eliza W. Cleghorn Dies at Family Home," Deseret News, 2 July 1923, sec. 2, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Towler, Ivy C., "Ivy's Mother," in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 12:39-42.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service