Mormon Trail AssociationMormon Trail Association 1853 Emigration


1853 Emigration

Outfitting Location Departure Captain
Souls
Wagons
Arrival in Salt Lake
Six-Mile Grove, Iowa
(NE of upper ferry@Council Bluffs)
June 1 David Wilkin
122
28
Sept. 9
Six-Mile Grove, Iowa
(North of Council Bluffs)
June 9 John Miller/J. Cooley
282
70
Sept. 9
* Keokuk, Iowa (B) May 18 Atkinson/J. Crosby
79
12
Sept. 10
* Keokuk, Iowa June Moses Clawson
295
65
Sept. 15
* Keokuk, Iowa (B) June 3 Jacob Gates
262
33
Sept. 26
* Keokuk, Iowa (B) May 21 John E. Forsgren
(1st Scandinavian Co.)
294
34
Sept. 30
* Keokuk, Iowa July 1 Henry Ettleman
40
11
Oct. 1
* Keokuk, Iowa (A) July 13 Vincent Shurtliff
@100
@20
Sept. 30
* Keokuk, Iowa (D) July 11 Joseph W. Young
321
42
Oct. 10
* Keokuk, Iowa (B) June 3 Cyrus H. Wheelock
400
52
Oct. 16
* Keokuk/Montrose (PEF) June 3/21 Claudius V. Spencer
250
40
Sept. 24
* Keokuk, Iowa July Appleton M. Harmon
200
22
Oct. 16
Kanesville, Iowa July 1 John Brown
303
35
Oct. 13-17
Kanesville, Iowa July 18 Joshua Mecham
10
Oct. 16
3 Independent (Bartlett, O. Spencer/Terrell, Barron/Thomas), 2 Freight(Daley, Stewart)
* Keokuk Variant (A) - Variant A (B) - Variant B (D) - Dragoon Road
 
Totals:
   
2,948
464
 

 



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