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Transcript for John D. T. McAllister journals, 1851-1906, Reminiscences, 1851-1853, 6-7

We started with a Company of emigrants for the Valey of the Great Salt Lake[.] it was Called Elder Orson Pratts emigrating Compy[.] James W. Cummings was Chosen Captn. of the Compy.] the Compy. Consisted of a hundred and fifty wagons and that Company was divided into three fiftys and Wm Bates was Chosen Captn.. of the first fifty, Alfred Cordon was Chosen Captn.. of the Second and Morris Felps [Phelps] was Chosen Captn.. of the third fifty[.] thus Compy. was div[id]ed into tens and Captn.s. Chosen for them and John [Daniel] T[hompson] McAllister was Chosen as Clerk of the Second fifty[.] I will now give a Sketch of our travels from the time we left kanesville until we arrived in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake which are the travels of the Second fifty[.] I Shall first give the names of the heads of families[.] the number of Souls , waggons, oxen, cows, loose Cattle, and Horses, that belonged to the fifty

July 1851
Roll of 2nd Fifty
Names of Heads of Families

First Ten
Captn. Miles Anderson, 8 Souls, 3 Waggons, 24 Oxen, 1 Cow, 3 Loose Cattle, 1 Horse
Wm Holt, 7 Souls, 2 Waggons, 14 Oxen, 1 Cow, 1 Loose Cattle, 1 Horse
Allen J. Stout, 7 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen
Jno. [John] D.T. McAllister, 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 2 Loose Cattle
Caroline H. Gillim, 11 Souls, 3 Waggons, 20 Oxen, 2 Cows
Wm Gough, 3 Souls, 1 Waggon, 2 Oxen, 2 Cows
Stephen Muir, 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 8 Oxen
Ransom L. Mark, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Total, 284 278 Souls, 61 60 Waggons, 293 289 Oxen, 106 105 Cows, 7 Loose Cattle, 29 20 Horses

Second Ten
Captn. George Spratley, 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Alfred Cordon, 6 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 2 Cows
Jno. [John] Wood, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 4 Cows
Jno. Hays, 6 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
George Baddaley [Baddley], 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Richard Steel[e], 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 5 Oxen, 3 Cows, 1 Horse
Edwin Oakey, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Ephram Luce, 1 Soul, 1 Waggon, 2 Horses
Jno. Haslam, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Jno. Hamon [Hamer], 2 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 1 Cow
Wm Player, 2 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows, 1 Horse

Third Ten
Captn. Levi Hamon, 7 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 4 Cows
Wm Booth, 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
John Maddison, 6 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen
Nathaniel Steward [Stewart], 12 Souls, 2 Waggons, 10 Oxen, 3 Cows
Edwin Trimmer, 7 Souls, 2 Waggons, 8 Oxen, 6 Cows
Byron Bybee, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 6 Cows
Jno. Gallop, 10 Souls, 2 Waggons, 4 Oxen, 6 Cows, 1 Loose Cattle
Ja[me]s Heath, 9 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 4 Cows
Jno Fisher, 7 Souls, 2 Waggons, 6 Oxen, 1 Cow

Fourth Ten
Captn.. Jno. Easton, 7 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Alexn. [Alexander] Easton, 8 Souls, 2 Waggons, 8 Oxen, 2 Cows, 6 Horses
Jas Easton, 6 Souls, 2 Waggons, 6 Oxen, 2 Cows, 7 Horses
Alex Meir, 6 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 4 Cows
Jno. Birt, 6 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 2 Cows
Jno. Stodget [Stoddard], 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Jno. Bullock, 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
Wm Hartshorn, 4 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen
Henry Reese, 7 Souls, 1 Waggon, 2 Cows
Captn. Henry Goldsbrough, 3 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen, 2 Cows
David Thorn, 13 Souls, 2 Waggons, 14 Oxen, 4 Cows
D. Brown, 9 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 2 Cows
Thos. [Thomas] Howard, 10 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 1 Cow
Isaac Piper, 3 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 2 Cows
W[illia]m Smith, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 6 Oxen, 2 Cows
Ja[me]s Shelly, 9 Souls, 2 Waggons, 12 Oxen, 4 Cows, 1 Horse
Wm Thorn, 7 Souls, 2 Waggons, 12 Oxen, 4 Cows
Jno. Brown, 5 Souls, 1 Waggon, 4 Oxen

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