Edward Martin Emigrating Company
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten research paper for a Religion 442 class taught by Howard H. Barron at Brigham Young University. Using family records and unpublished materials as well as secondary sources, Richards writes a history of the Martin handcart company.
Softbound typescript of an account of the rescue of the Martin Handcart Company, taken from journals and oral family histories.
Mimeographed copy of a typewritten history. Watkins migrated to Utah in 1856 with the ill-fated Martin Handcart Company. He writes of an incident during the trek with that group. On a very cold night in Wyoming, Watkins and two others found, killed, and butchered an ox.
Typescript of the biography of Alice Dandy Ollerton, English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Describes the handcart trek across the plains which took the lives of Ollerton's husband, daughter, and herself.
Collection includes a photocopy of an autobiography prepared by Josiah Rogerson, a short account of his experience in the Martin Handcart Company, citizenship papers, and two other certificates. The materials date from between 1841 and 1878.
Unpublished letters, autobiographies, reminiscences, and diaries collected by Josiah Rogerson to write a book on the ill-fated Willie and Martin handcart companies of 1856. The materials also include primary source materials on other aspects of Utah and Mormon history.