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George Smith Rust

His obituary says that h started to cross the plains with his father, who was then called to serve with the Mormon Battalion.  He continued to Utah in this company with the Haight family.


Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 13


  • "Pioneer of 1847 Dies at His Home," Manti Messenger, 23 June 1922, 1.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 11

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service