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Maria Thomas

Preston initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley, as captain of a company of ten and company clerk, in the John Brown Company in 1851.  He traveled with his wife Sarah Ann Jane Morehead and their daughters Martha, Maria, and Jane Morehead.

Companies

John Brown Company (1851)Approximate age at departure: 2

Sources

  • 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. 6B

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