Erastus Darwin Mecham (1826 - 1899) Profile

Erastus Darwin Mecham

As with many who were part of the sick detachments, Mecham would have traveled back to Winter Quarters and resumed his journey to the Salt Lake Valley with family that he had left behind when he joined the Mormon Battalion. The Hamblin account places his wife, Martha Mecham, in the Aaron Johnson Company of 1850. It is assumed that he and his infant child would have been traveling with her.

In some sources hisr surname is spelled "Meacham".

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Erastus Darwin Mecham (1826 - 1899) Profile
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