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John Percival Lee

The Lee family initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Benjamin Hawkins Company in 1850.  The Lee family included John Percival and Eliza Ann Foscue and their children John Rupert, Sarah Lucinda, and Ann Eliza.

At the end of a mission to the Southern States, John returned home with the John Riggs Murdock Company in 1868.


Benjamin Hawkins Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 26
John Riggs Murdock Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 44


  • "Returned," Deseret Evening News, 22 Aug. 1868, 3.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1850, p. 2

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah