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Alexander Abraham Lemon

Son of William M. Lemon and Catherine Mayer. His family initially arrived in the Valley in 1847, but in 1856, Alexander participated in the effort to rescue the emigrants stranded on the plains of Wyoming. He crossed the plains once more in 1863, working as a out-and-back teamster in the McArthur company.

Companies

Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 25
Daniel D. McArthur Company (1863)Approximate age at departure: 32

Sources

  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Book of the Pioneers

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 8

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Larkin, Elijah, Diary, 1854-1867, 470-506.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lemon, Alexander Abraham, Autobiographical sketch 1902, 3-4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah