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Ira Eldredge

Captain of Fifty

His travel to Utah is also mentioned in the obituary of his son, Alma.

Companies

Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 37

Sources

  • "Alma Eldredge Pioneer of 1847 Dies in Salt Lake," The Roosevelt Standard, 25 Feb. 1925, 1.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Cummings, Benjamin Franklin, Reminiscences and diaries, 1842-1879, fd. 1, 8p.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Eldredge, Alma, Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1911], 5-8.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Eldredge, Alma. Reminiscences and diary, 1857-1898, 17-21.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ensign, Martin Luther, Autobiography, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 1, item 9, 1-2.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Internet Web Site
  • Goodale, Isaac Newton, Journals, 1839-1863, vol. 1.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Haight, Isaac Chauncey, Journal 1842 June-1850 Apr.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 12

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lewis, William C., "William C. Lewis," Utah Journal, 17 July 1897, 3.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Smoot, Diana Eldredge, Autobiography, 1912, [2-5], MSS SC 1587.

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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Spencer, Daniel, Diaries 1845-1857, vol. 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Spencer, Hiram Theron, "Sketch of Life and Experiences of Patriarch and Mrs. H. T. Spencer, Who Pioneered Magna and Vicinity," [1925?], 3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah