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Newel Knight

Newel was an out-and-back teamster from Provo, Utah in 1862.  His birth and death dates are confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone and his death date is confirmed by his death certificate.

Companies

Edward Hunter Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 6
Homer Duncan Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 18

Sources

  • "Death of Newel Knight," Deseret Evening News, 25 May 1907, 6.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Jones, Albert, Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 24 Sep. 1862.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1850, p. 10

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service