Transcript for "Memories of George and Alice Parker Isom," Library of Congress collection of Mormon diaries, 1935-1938
My aunts Ellen and Alice Corbridge, had also come from England and father emigrated them also. In speaking of the trip across the plains it was always referred to as a pleasure trip. I do not remember many incidents on the plains. One place we passed, there had been many emigrants die with chlorea [cholera] and had been buried not far from the road, their beds, bedding and clothing left by the roadside. Some of our company killed a buffalo. We landed in Salt Lake City on the 28th. of August, 1852.