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Cyrus Sanford

Cyrus initially traveled with 10 others to the Salt Lake Valley as a guardsman in the William Snow/Joseph Young Company in 1850. 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

William Snow/Joseph Young Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 36
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 42

Sources

  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Gallup, Luke William, Reminiscences and diary 1842 May-1891 Mar., 122-41. (MS 8402)

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sanford, Cyrus, Autobiographical sketch, in Leonette Giles Clark, comp., Sanford Family History [1986], 23.
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Snow, William, Journal, 1832-1833 and 1850, 3-8.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah