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Transcript for "Home items: Trains Got In," Deseret News, 3 October 1866, 349

TRAINS GOT IN.—Cap. D. Thompson's train of 84 wagons, and about 500 passengers, got into the city on Saturday morning. They had made excellent time by the way, all circumstances considered. There was a rapid disappearance of the passengers, shortly after the train arrived, their friends looking them up and taking them home.

The following are the names of those who died belonging to this company:—Annes [Annice] S. Hodgson, infant, July 28; Mary A[gnes]. Holt, from Manchester, England, aged 7, July 28; Richard Taylor, from Liverpool, England, aged 4 years and 6 months, July 30; David [Taylor] Airmet, from Greenock, Scotland, aged 64, July 31; John Arkwright Hodgson, infant, Aug 1; Daniel Arkwright Taylor, infant, Aug. 4; William Williams, from St. Bride, South Wales, aged 65, Aug. 7; Elizabeth Boneham, from Coventry, England, aged 7, Aug. 29; Sarah Holt, from Manchester, England, aged 48, Sep. 19; Samuel Crane, from Norwich, England, 4 years and 6 months old, Sep. 21; Samuel Smith, from Essex, England, aged 71, Sep. 26: eleven deaths in all.

There were three births during the trip.

Captain Peter Nebeker's train of 62 wagons and nearly 400 passengers got in on Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock. They made the trip in 53 days, and lost only two head of cattle. The passengers by this train were nearly all Scandinavians.

Cap. Rawling's train of 65 wagon and over 100 passengers got in on Monday morning. They had a very pleasant trip. Nine of the passengers died by the way. The following are the names of the deceased:-Kiersten [Kjerstin] Larsen, aged 52, Aug. 31; Margaretta [Margretha] Neilson, aged 40, Aug. 10; Jens S. Jensen, aged 6, Aug. 15; Jacob [Jensen] Hogsted [Husted], aged 43; Aug. 20; Askill J. H. J. Husteat [Axel Hyrum Husted], infant, Sep. 4; Ragna Olivia Isachsson [Iversen], aged 42, Sep. 11; Henry Criddle, aged 52, Sep. 20; John Collins, aged 64, Sep. 21.

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