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Washington Lafayette Jolley

Washington initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Warren Foote Company in 1850 as indicated in the Warren Foote Emigrating Company Journal.

At the end of a mission to Texas, he traveled home as captain of the Washington L. Jolley Company in 1854 as indicated in his journal.  He married Emily Knight en route.

At the end of another mission, he traveled home with the David H. Cannon Company in 1861 as indicated in New FamilySearch/Family Tree and Bartlett Tripp’s Journal.

Companies

Warren Foote Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 19
Washington L. Jolley Company (1854)Approximate age at departure: 23
David H. Cannon Company (1861)Approximate age at departure: 30

Sources

  • "Capt. D. H. Cannon's Train," The Mountaineer, 13 July 1861, 162.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Washington Lafayette Jolley," In Biographical Information Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel database. (CR 100 389) 

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

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Foote, Warren, Autobiography and journals 1837-1903, vol. 1, 110-26.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jolley, Sarah Pippen, Reminiscences, 3-4. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Tripp, Bartlett, Journal, 1861 May-Aug., 1-25.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Warren Foote Emigrating Company, Journal 1850 June-Sept.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Welchman, Arthur Pendry, Reminiscences and diary [ca.1854-1917], vol. 1, fd. 1, 14-25.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah