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Edmund Eldredge

Edmund initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company in 1847. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

Companies

Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 12
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 21

Sources

  • "First 100, second 50, returns, 1847 June," In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Spring 1847 emigration camp. (MS 14290, Reel 2, Box 1, Fd. 36)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Names of Persons Who Volunteer to Go as Teamsters." Offerings for the assistance of the P. E. F. immigrants, 1856 October. Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887. (CR 376 1, box 2, folder 1) 

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • 1900 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Book of the Pioneers

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 12

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Smoot, Diana Eldredge, Autobiography, 1912, [2-5], MSS SC 1587.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service