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John Thomas Barker

His obituary mentions his travel to Utah in 1849. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company he traveled with.  Note that handcarts were not used until 1856.

Companies

Company Unknown (1849)Approximate age at departure: 6

Sources

  • "Handcart Pioneer of 1849 is Dead," Salt Lake Evening Telegram, 28 Feb. 1912, 3.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service