Transcript for Jarvis, George, Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, 1872-1906, reel 6039, 98-99, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970

I sold my things Stove and Feather Bed and came to Florence with my Wife and 6 children[.] I made Tents and Wagon Covers and bought provision for our Journey across the Plains. I walked across the Plains and carried a Child[.] my Family with few exceptions walked all the way. I had a ride of about half an hour through the kindness of brother Morris of this City. arrived in Salt Lake City in 1860