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Joseph Dawson

Evidence from emigration and church records proves that Joseph Dawson and his son Meredith traveled to Utah in 1861. They sailed to America in 1861 The first documentation to place them in Utah is a church ordinance performed in October 1861. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.Joseph's wife, Mary apparently died shortly after they got off the ship in New York City.

Companies

Company Unknown (1861)Age at departure: 51

Sources

  • 1880 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah