Catherine Elizabeth Mehring (1826 - 1880) Profile

Catherine Elizabeth Mehring

Catherine initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Brigham Young Company in 1848 with her husband, Samuel Amos Woolley, according to Rachel Emma Woolley Simmons’ Biography.  They traveled with his brother, Edwin Dilworth and his wife Mary Wickersham, and their children, Rachel Emma, Franklin Benjamin, and Mary Louisa.  Mary Louisa was born on July the fifth, while the company was camped at Goose Creek.

When the family made it to the Salt Lake Valley, they ate with Samuel’s brother, John Mills Woolley, who had traveled to the Salt Lake Valley the year before with the Abraham O. Smoot/George B. Wallace Company in 1847, according to Rachel Emma Woolley Simmons’ Biography.

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Catherine Elizabeth Mehring (1826 - 1880) Profile
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