- Birth Date
- 22 March 1822
- Death Date
- 12 December 1882
John Samuel Burkett
John was traveling with 3 males and 3 females. Some sources spell his last name as Burket. Birth date confirmed by Utah Stake City Ward records at the time of a rebaptism on 17 April 1853.
- Age at Departure: 30
- Head of Household
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- "6th Company," Deseret News, 18 September 1852, 90.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 35.
- Nauvoo Community Project
- Provo Utah Central Stake general minutes, 1849-1977, Volume 9, 1849-1858, 1866-1872 (Utah Stake City Branch record of members).