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Gideon Hayden Carter Gibbs

Gideon, brother to Eliza J. Gibbs Fox, initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company in 1847.

The Camp of Israel schedules and reports also place him in the Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849).

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

Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 27
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 35

Sources

  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company, Journal 1847 June-Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 39
  • Smithies, James, Diary 1846-1859, 3A-6A, 6B-19A.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah