- Birth Date
- 24 December 1855
- Death Date
- 6 February 1937
John Molyneaux Alston
He came with his brother, Charles. They emigrated from England by way of the ship General McClellan. They continued their westward journey as part of the 1864 Rawlins Company. Both boys were included on the list of passengers published in Deseret News. His birth date and death date are confirmed by his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 8
- 1861 England and Wales Census.
- 1870 Utah Census, Salt Lake County.
- Alston, Christopher, Reminiscences, 5-7. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
- "List of Passengers," Deseret News, 17 August 1864, 369.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- "South Bountiful Celebrated The 24th In A Becoming Way," Davis County Clipper, 25 July 1930, 1.
- Utah Death Certificates.