- Birth Date
- 5 March 1830
- Death Date
- 18 March 1896
John Franklin Sanders
He initially traveled to the Valley with his mother and siblings in 1850. Several years later, he crossed the plains again, this time as a captain of his own out-and-back company.
- Age at Departure: 20
- Age at Departure: 33
- Company Captain
- 1850 Utah Census.
- Find a Grave
- Jensen, Sophus E., [Interview], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 15:119-20.
- Lingren, John, John Lingren Tells His Story, 4-5. Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.
- Oveson, Lars Peter, Autobiography, 1941, 2-3.
- United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926.