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Truman Leonard

The Leonard family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the William Snow/Joseph Young Company in 1850.  The Leonard family included Truman and Ortentia White, and their son Truman Milton, who died en route. 

In 1852, he traveled west on a mission to India.  He traveled to Los Angeles and then on the San Francisco where he boarded the ship “Monsoon” and sailed for Calcutta, India.  At the end of his mission in India, he traveled to Liverpool, and boarded the ship “Enock Train” on 22 March 1856, and arrived in Boston on 1 May.  From Boston, he made his way to Iowa City, where he joined the Daniel D. McArthur Company in 1856.

Companies

William Snow/Joseph Young Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 29
Daniel D. McArthur Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 35

Sources

  • "Emigrants for Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 6 Aug. 1856, 176.

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Crandal, Mary B. "Autobiography of a Noble Woman," Young Woman's Journal, Feb. 1895, 266-67; ibid., Apr. 1895, 320-23; ibid., May 1895, 387-88; ibid., June 1895, 427.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Daniel Duncan McArthur Emigrating Company, Journal, 1856 May-Sep.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Farley, Angelina, Diaries, 1846-1888, 32 p.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Gallup, Luke William, Reminiscences and diary 1842 May-1891 Mar., 122-41. (MS 8402)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harris, Martin Henderson, [Journal], in Martin Henderson Harris: A Utah Pioneer [1952], 17.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1850, p. 13
  • Leonard, Truman, Jr., Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 27, box 27, fd. 10, item 8.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McArthur, Daniel D. Reminiscences, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 26 Sep. 1856, 3-6.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, Gardner, Record book [1850].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, Gardner, to First Presidency, 28 Aug. 1850, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 22, fd. 3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, William, Journal, 1832-1833 and 1850, 3-8.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Spencer, Daniel to F. D. Richards, 22 June 1856, "Foreign Correspondence," Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 2 Aug. 1856, 489-90.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stone, Minerva Leantine Jones, Letters 1850-1851.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Treasures of Pioneer History, vol. 4, p. 225