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John Francis Maddison

Handcart Veterans Association records indicate that Maddison was among those who rescued the handcart companies stranded in Wyoming in the winter of 1856.

Companies

James W. Cummings Company (1851)Approximate age at departure: 18

Sources

  • "Reminiscences, 1851-1853." In John D. T. McAllister journals 1851-1906. (MS 1257, Reel 1, Box 1, Folder 1), 6-7.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1900 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 June-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914. MS 11378, Fd. 6.

  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1851, p. 3

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • McAllister, J[ohn] D[aniel] T[hompson], Journals, reel 1, vol. 1, p. 2-3

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service