- Birth Date
- 28 June 1813
- Death Date
- 9 June 1878
Orrin Porter Rockwell
Orrin was part of the 10th Company of Ten led by Appleton M. Harmon. Though Rockwell initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with Brigham Young's 1847 vanguard company, he traveled back and forth across the plains several times.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 33
- Age at Departure: 37
- Age at Departure: 42
- Age at Departure: 43
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