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George Washington Oman

Captain of company. Oman only stayed in Utah for a year before moving on to California. Though there is no official roster for his company, the 1852 California census lists all of his family members together in Yuba, indicating that they traveled with him to Utah.


George W. Oman Company (1851)Approximate age at departure: 48


  • 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • California State Census, 1852.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • FamilySearch
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 1 Sept. 1851, p. 1
  • Oman, George W., Autobiographical sketch, In Seventies Quorum, Records, 1844-1975, 27th Quorum. (CR 499, reel 83, vol. 1, p. 9)

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