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Daniel Webster Jones

He arrived in Utah County in September 1850. He accidentally shot himself at Green River while helping drive a herd of sheep headed for California from Santa Fe. While recovering from his accidental injury, he investigated and joined the Church.

He later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

His death date is confirmed by his Arizona death certificate.

Companies

Company Unknown (1850)Approximate age at departure: 19
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 26

Sources

  • "Daniel W. Jones Is Called to Last Rest," Deseret Evening News, 29 Apr. 1915, 12.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Life Sketch of Pioneer, D. W. Jones, Deceased," Deseret Evening News, 6 May 1915, 12.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Arizona Death Certificate

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Broomhead, William, Diary, 1856 Oct-1857 Apr.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site