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Transcript for Aaron F. Farr in The Book of the Pioneers Volume 1 (Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, 1897), 233

1847—Utah Pioneer Jubilee—1897
July 24, 1897

PIONEER
Aaron, F. Farr, Sen

Residence
North Wash{ington}. Ave. No. 1972

Town
of Ogden City

County
of Weber

State
of Utah

Born
In 1818 Oct the 31

Town
in Waterford

County
of Calladonia {Caledonia}

State
of Vermont

Arrived in Salt Lake Valley
Sept 23, d 1847

Whose Company
Samuel Spencer

Captain of 100

Captain of 50
J. S. Eldridge

Captain of 10
Erastus Binghan, Sen

 

Remarks

 

I left Winter quarters Apr the 7th 1847 with the 147 men with, Pres. Young. I was detailed with four others to go back from Green River to Pilot the next Emigration through the Black hills. Sending My Wagon and outfit onto the Valley by my Companion {mas…} hence my detention from not arriving in July 24th

 

My name appears in the first Pioneer Co. Appleton Harmon was my Capt of ten

Yours Truly,
Aaron F. Farr, sen

 

 

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