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Marcus De Lafayette Shepherd

He initially emigrated as captain of his own company of twelve individuals. He again captained a company in 1858 and in 1861 he was sent by the Beaver Ward to work as an out-and-and back teamster.

See entry for William Baker in pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah.

Companies

Marcus De Lafayette Shepherd Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 23
Marcus De Lafayette Shepherd Company (1858)Approximate age at departure: 33
Sidney Tanner Company (1861)Approximate age at departure: 36

Sources

  • "Account book, 1861-1862." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Wards' accounts 1861-1868. (CR 376 8)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Memorandum of freight, 1861-1863." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Freight Manifests 1861-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 1)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1860 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Miles, William Hart, Diary, 1861 July-Aug. and 1862 May-July, fd. 2, 8A-8G.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946

  • Source Location
  • FamilySearch
  • Whitney, Orson F., History of Utah, vol. 4, p. 209.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah