- Birth Date
- 22 March 1823
- Death Date
- 29 June 1893
The family sailed to America in 1849 on the ship Ashland.
The company records indicate that a John's traveling group consisted of five people. It was likely the five people living in his household in Iowa at the time of the 1850 federal census. Besides himself, these people were his wife, Hester, his two daughters, and his sister-in-law, Anna Maria Dunston.
- Age at Departure: 28
- Head of Household
- Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- Broom, John, Letter, 1890 Mar., Ogden, Utah to Dear Brother.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1851, 2.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America