- Birth Date
- 28 December 1821
- Death Date
- 6 September 1910
Jacob Syphers Earl
According to his obituary, he traveled to Utah from California in 1848 after being discharged from the Mormon Battalion. Upon arriving in Salt Lake, he was hired by Captain Bridger to drive a team of horses to Laramie. In 1850, he returned to Utah. He may be listed in the 1850 Utah census under the name "Jacob Aldrich," living in the same household as his sister, Charlotte. Later, he participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.
He can be found on familysearch.org under the name Jacob Syphers Tompkins Earl.
His death date is confirmed by is death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 26
- Age at Departure: 28
- Age at Departure: 34
- 1850 Utah Census.
- "Mormon Battalion Man, Pioneer, Dead at Logan," Ogden Evening Standard, 7 September 1910, 5.
- "Pioneer Jacob Earl Passes Away," Logan Journal, 8 September 1910, p. 1.
- "Recent Deaths," Deseret News, 8 Sep. 1910, 3.
- Utah Death Certificates.
- Utah Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, 1847-1966.
- Young, Brigham and Heber C. Kimball and J. M. Grant to To Whom It May Concern, 3 November 1856. Brigham Young office files 1832-1878, Letterbooks, 1844-1877.