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David Tarvel Drown

Evidence from newspaper records proves that the Drown family traveled to Utah in 1849. A secondary source states that they came with the 1849 Ezra T. Benson Company, but further research is needed to confirm the name of the company they traveled with.

His obituary in the Deseret Evening News states that he came to Utah in 1849 with his father, stepmother and half-sister.

Companies

Company Unknown (1849)Approximate age at departure: 11

Sources

  • "Bingham. Shocking Death on the Rail," Deseret Evening News, 23 Oct. 1907, 3.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Death Came Suddenly," Salt Lake Herald, 23 Oct. 1907, 8.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Pioneer Citizen Killed by Train," The Inter-Mountain Republican, 23 Oct. 1907, 3.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah Death Certificate.

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  • Utah State Archives and Records Service