Permelia Chapman Mecham

Some sources say that she traveled to Utah with her son Edward in 1851. Other sources say that she arrived in the fall of 1850. Evidence from census and church ordinance records proves that the Permelia traveled to Utah in 1851 or 1852. Further research is needed to confirm the year she came to Utah and the name of the company she traveled with. Information in the Ninth Ward record of members records her birth as 25 Jan.

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