Elizabeth Wheeler

Elizabeth initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with her family in the James McGaw Company in 1852, as indicated in Perpetual Emigrating Fund General Files and Delna Swapp Powell’s book. 

She traveled with her parents, William and Mary Coombs Bradley, and sister, Mary, from Liverpool, England, on the ship “Ellen Maria” with 378 Saints.  Her sister and mother died on July 21/22 of cholera when the company was about 14 miles west of Spring Creek.  She and her father reached the Salt Lake Valley with the company.

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