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Charles Sturgess

Pioneer Photographers of the Far West states that Charles was in New York in Jan. 1858, traveled to St. Louis in 1859 and on to Salt Lake City with his wife the same year. The first documentation to place the family in Utah is the birth of a child by 7 Sep. 1859. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.

Companies

Company Unknown (1859)Approximate age at departure: 30

Sources

  • 1860 Utah Census
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Palmquist, Peter and Kailbourn, Thomas R., Pioneer Photographers of the Far West. A Biographical Dictionary, 1840-1865, 532.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Thirteenth Ward, Record of Members (CR 375 8, Reel 4792)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site