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Transcript for 5th Company of 50 reports, 1855 August 22, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862

Knowlden, Geo[rge], [Report], in Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, General files 1849-1898, box 1, fd 6.

July 3rd 1855

 

Fifth Company of Emigration Independent Company Travelling from Mormon Grove [-] Atchison

Great Salt Lake City

 

Elder Moses Thurston[,] President of the Company. George Knowlden, Clerk, Elder Phillip Gerns [Garn,] Captain of the 1st Ten. Elder Andrew Ferguson of the 2nd & Elder Thomas Margetts of the 3rd

Elder Robert Wright[,] Sarge[a]nt of the Guard. John Bray Maiben, <Chaplain>[.] 1st 10 Names

President’s wagon

Moses Thurston, age 37, Carpenter

Willm. Brown, age 27, Boot Maker, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 2 Cows, 1 Calf, 2 guns, 2 pistols, 12 Powder, 8 Lead, 2 in family, 4 in wagon

Mary, age 51

Annie Leversidge [Liversedge], age 25, Drap[e] Maker

Phillip Gerns [Garn], age 36, Farmer, 5 wagons, 14 oxen, 5 Cows, 1 Calf, 9 Horses, 1 Dog, 3 Guns, 26 Powder, 6 Lead, 10 in family, 15 in wagon

Mary, age 36

Mahalah, age 15

Micah, age 13

Phillip, age 10

Samuel, age 8

Nathaniel, age 6

Elizebeth, age 4

Daniel, age 2

Mary, age 6 mo

Clark Baker, age 26, Engineer

Duncan Ferguson , age 19, Miner

Thos. Brooks Bell, age 42, Shoe Maker

John Amato [Arnold], age 25, Servent [servant]

Elizth. Galgallant [Gallant], age 22

Rich. Morgan age 42, Mason, 1 wagon, 2 oxen 1 Gun, 1 Powder, 2 Lead, 4 in family, 4 in wagon

Sarah Ann, age 28

George, age 7 [1]

Elizebeth Anna, age 1½

Abraham Helm, age 42, Farmer, 3 wagons, 4 oxen, 4 Cows, 0 calf, 6 Horses, 2 Gun, 1 pistol, 2 Powder, 5 Lead, 13 in family, 14 in wagon

Mary, age 42

Joseph, age 19

John, age 17

Bartrum, age 16

Susan Helm, age 13

Mary, age 13

Samuel, age 12

Caroline, age 10

Marshel, age 9

Andrew, age 5

Le[v]i, age 3

Shanna [Johanna], age 1

Anna Allsworth, age 24

Charles Tuckett, age 26, Whitener, 1 wagon, 5 oxen, 1 Cow, 2 Guns, 4 Powder, 10 Lead, 7 in family, 8 in wagon

Jane, age 61

Mary Ann, age 23

John, age 19

Joseph, age 15

Charles, age 2

John Henry, age 1

Anne Hampton, age 16

Second Ten

Andrew Ferguson, age 36, Miner, 1 wagon, 4 oxen 2, Cows, 1 Gun, 1 Powder, 1 Lead, 7 in family, 8 in wagon

Elizebeth, age 39

Agnes, age 22

Barbreo [Barbara], age 11

Elizebeth, age 8

Eli, age 6

William, age 4[;] Mr. Ferguson has another now added to his family, a boy

Willm. Wilkstonholm [Woostenholm], age 31, Color Maker

Robert Wright, age 39, Carpenter, 2 wagons, 2 oxen, 2 Cows, 1 Calf, 2 Horses, 1 Gun, 1 Pistol, 1 Powder, 3 Lead, 8 in family, 8 in wagon

Anne H., age 36

Joseph Henry, age 13

Sarah A[manda Wright]. Mandy, age 11

Robert James, age 7

Geo. Washington, age 5

William Franklin, age 2

Lydia Ann, age 5

James Pailing, age 32, Carpenter, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 1 dog, 1 Gun, 1 Pistol, 3 Powder, 10 Lead, 3 in family, 3 in wagon

Ann Elizebeth, age 30

Elizebeth Ann, age 9

John Bray Maiben, age 29, Commission <travelling> agent, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 2 Guns, 2 Pistols, 5 Powder, 6 Lead, 3 in family, 4 in wagon

Phebe, age 30

Eliza Richards, age 37

Willm. Barnett, age 28, Tanner

John Willm. Jenkins, age 34, Saddler, 1 Wagon, 4 oxen, 1 Cow, 2 Guns, 5 Powder, 40 Lead, 2 in family, 5 in wagon

Emma, age 31

James Robson, age 55, Currier

Eliza Ann Bunting, age 61

Georgiana Madison, age 15

Rich. Edward Danes [Davies], age 33, Carpenter, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 1 Pistol, 1 Powder, 1 lead, 4 in family, 5 in wagon

Kezia, age 38

Elizebeth Sarah, age 14

Ruth Wickens, age 28, Drap[e] Maker

Joseph Inchan, age 22, Ivory worker

John Robinson, age 31, Jobber, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 2 Guns, 3 pistols, 25 Powder, 30 lead, 4 in family, 8 in wagon

Ann, age 27

Ichozin [Jacosa Jane], age 3

Franklin, age 9 mo.

Chas. Bohnford, age 27 Miner

Thos. Peake, age 17

Willm. Horsley, age 12

Sarah Bradbridge [Broadbridge], age 20

John Wood, age 44, Preserver of birds, 2 wagons, 9 oxen, 4 Cows, 1 Calf, 1 Horse, 2 Guns, 3 pistols, 25 Powder, 30 Lead, 8 in family, 13 in wagon

Fanny, age 38

Fanny, age 13

Ellen, age 11

Aust, age 8

Jonathan David, age 6

Edward Augustine [Augustus], age 4

Oliver, age 1½

John Giles, 24, carpenter

Louisa, 26

Louisa 4

Oliver Thos., 6 mo.

John Rigbey, 22, Collier

George Williams, 41, butcher, 2 wagons, 8 oxen, 2 cows, 0 calves, 1 horse, 1 pig, 1 gun, 1 pistol, 2 powder, 3 lead, 3 in family, 5 in wagon

Susan, 41

Caroline [Williams or Vaughan], 11

Isaac White, 50, farmer

John, 21

 

3rd ten

Thos. Margett, 35, wheelright, 1 wagon, 9 oxen, 0 cows, 0 calves, 0 horses, 3 pigs, 3 guns, 2 pistols, 2 powders, 6 lead, 4 in family, 5 in wagon

John Sheffels [Sheffield], 32, bootmaker

Lilpah, 28

George Knowlden, 21, carver & guilder

Charlotte Riley, 46

John Moore, 35 potter, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 0 cows, 0 calves, 0 horses, 2 pigs, 2 guns, 2 pistols, 3 powder, 8 lead, 5 in family, 5 in wagon

Jane, 40

Thomas Willms., 16

Sarah Ann, 13

James Henry, 9

Joseph Teal [Seal], 32, gardner, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 2 cows, 0 calves, 0 horses, 1 pig, 1 gun, 1 pistol, 20 powder, 30 lead, 2 in family, 5 in wagon

Mary Ann, 21

John Evans, 49, tailor

Elizabeth, 60

Samuel Howard, 16

Aaron Garlick, 34, Dress tender, 1 wagon, 4 oxen, 0 cows, 0 calves, 0 horses, 0 pigs, 0 guns, 1 pistol, 1 powder, 3 lead, 2 in family, 3 in wagon

Mary, 28

Samuel Robins, 10

John Stout, 32, grocer, 2 wagons, 6 oxen, 1 cow, 0 calves, 0 horses, 1 pigs, 1 gun, 2 pistols, 3 powder, 9 lead, 3 in family, 3 in wagon

Allice, 41

Maria Welsh, 7

Joseph Shaw, 41, weaver

 

Bear Creek
August 22 1855

Dear Brother Bullock[,]

I am requested by the President to send you this list of the 5th Company of the Saints Emigration for fear you have not received a Correct account of the same I am Happy to say since our start up to the present time we have been in a prosperous Condition[.] Our Cattle, Wagons, & all that we have seems to be under the Eye of the Almighty for we are getting along Firstrate. There has not been as yet & we believe will not be one Single Death in the Camp. No not even an oz [ox.] I have sent this list to you as I do not know rightly who to send it too [to] & if I have mistaken the person you will greatly Oblige me by Handing it over to the proper person that they may be made acquainted with the Necesary Information relative to the camp. We Started from Mormon Grove on the 3rd of July & Camped all well at this joint [point] this morning[.] Hoping this will find you well & all the Saints in the Mountains[.] Believe me Your Brother in the Covenant Geo’ Knowlden.

Clerk of the Company

N B: Our Company numbers.

33 wagons

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