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Charles Edward Baker

His name is listed as C. Edwin Baker on the roster. Charles initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the John Brown Company in 1851, but 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

John Brown Company (1851)Approximate age at departure: 12
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 17

Sources

  • "Charles Edward Baker," In Biographical Information Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database (CR 100 389)

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "Names of Persons Who Volunteer to Go as Teamsters." Offerings for the assistance of the P. E. F. immigrants, 1856 October. Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887. (CR 376 1, box 2, folder 1) 

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • John Brown Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 July-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1851, p. 6F
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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