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Richard Charles Orr

On the 1861 passanger list of the ship Monarch of the Sea the surname is spelled "Hoar."He was hired by John R. Young to drive four yoke of cattle and wagons of merchandise to the valley of Salt Lake City and started with the J.R. Murdock Company.

Companies

John R. Murdock Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 26

Sources

  • "A Short Sketch of the Life of Richard Charles Orr," in Family Group Sheets and Biographies of Joseph and Ellen Eliza Lyon Orr, Verlene Orr Triplett and Brent Wayne Orr, comps, 1998.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 506.

  • 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