Benjamin Hampton Jr. (1837 - 1917) Profile

Benjamin Hampton, Jr.

Benjamin initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Moses Clawson Company in 1853. However, 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. He was among the small group of men who remained behind at Devil's Gate until spring to guard the personal belongings of the emigrants who had been rescued.

Benjamin was captain of a company freighting goods for W. S. Godbe in 1862. In 1865, Benjamin's train of ten wagons joined the Miner G. Atwood Company.

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Benjamin Hampton Jr. (1837 - 1917) Profile
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