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Edmund Wheeler Howell

On trail with wife, Sarah Vail, children: Elias Willis, Harriet, Mary Lovina, and Ophelia. He died on the Platte River en route and Harriet died 8 days later. 

Companies

David Wood Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 35

Sources

  • "6th Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 35