Maria Wallace

The Knight family left Liverpool on 24 September 1848 on the “Sailor Prince” and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The ship manifests indicate that the Knight family as parents, James and Maria, and children, Charles (along with his wife and children), Oswell, and Mary. Prior to the family’s travels across the plains, James died of Cholera in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1849.

In Iowa, Maria, Oswell, and Mary joined with the Edward Hunter Company in 1850 and traveled to the Salt Lake Valley through the Perpetual Emigrating Fund.     

Charles and his family joined the James Jepson Company in 1852 and traveled to the Salt Lake Valley.  

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