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Members of Vanguard Group
Reaching Manti in November 1849 and
Heads of Household 1850 (April 1851) – US Federal Census for Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory

1849 Vanguard Company

1850 Sanpete Census

 

Reference Materials

JAMES TILMAN SANFORD ALLRED (1825-1905)

ELIZABETH BRIDGET MANWARING (1821-1866)

The fifth son, tenth child of James Allred and Elizabeth Warren, James Tillman Sanford Allred was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, 28 March 1825. Four additional children joined the family, making a total of fourteen children. In the year 1830 the family moved to Missouri where they were introduced to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Under the tutelage of George M. Hinkle, Father James Allred and a number of the members of the Allred family joined the Church on 10 September 1832. Read more…

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia – Vol. 4 page 728

Biography – Family Website

History of Spring City, Utah

History – hauled small log house to Spring City with him from Manti with an ox team.

Family history

FamilySearch Record Search – Death certificates

TITUS BILLINGS (1793-1866)

DIANTHA MORLEY (1796-1879)

The name Titus Billings is well recognized in Early Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint history. A direct command reads, “Wherefore, let my disciples in Kirtland arrange their temporal concerns, who dwell upon this farm. Let my servant Titus Billings, who has the care thereof, dispose of the land, that he may be prepared in the coming spring to take his journey up unto the land of Zion, with those that dwell upon the face thereof, excepting those whom I shall reserve unto myself, that shall not go until I shall command them.” (Doctrine & Covenants, Section 63:38-39. ) Read more…

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Heber C. Kimball Company (1848)

Biographical sketch

Biographical sketch

Escape from mobocracy in Missouri

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia Vol. 1 page 242

Short history

United Order statement

United States 1850 (April 1851) Census for Manti, Sanpete, Utah

ORVILLE SUTHERLAND COX (1814-1888)

ELVIRA PAMELA MILLS (1820-1903)

Orville Sutherland Cox, one of twelve children born to Jonathan Upham Cox and Lucinda Blood, was born Friday, 25 November 1814 at Plymouth, New York. Orville’s father died when Orville was about fifteen years of age. Arrangements were made for him to serve an apprenticeship, learning the trade of a blacksmith. Even though this arrangement was very unpleasant and the smith did not keep his part of the contract, Orville learned valuable skills he used throughout his life. Read more…

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Charles C. Rich Company (1847)

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia – Vol. 4, page 621

Pioneers & Prominent Men of Utah – page 825

Pioneers & Prominent Men of Utah – photograph page 102

Biographical sketch of Orville Sutherland Cox, Pioneer of 1847 & Pictures

Biographical sketch of Orville Sutherland Cox, Pioneer of 1847 & Pictures

Biographical sketch of Orville Southerland Cox – (OCR copy)

Bishop of North Mill Creek Canyon Ward (Davis County) before being called to Manti

Biographical Sketch of Orville Sutherland Cox

Picture of gravestone – Fairview Cemetery

JOHN ELMER (1778 – 1871)

Could this be John Elmer 1778-1871, who died in Payson, Utah?  This John Elmer did not come to Utah until 1851 and would have been about 71 years of age in 1849.

History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah; Ogden, W. H. Lever, 1898

EDWARD EVERETT (born about 1826, based on 1850 census)

1850 United States Federal Census for Sanpete, Utah Territory – Edward Evert, 25, shoemaker, born in Massachusetts, listed with Madison D. Hambleton family

Parley P. Pratt Exploration group to Southern Utah – 1849-1850

Biographical sketch:  OVER THE RIM, The Parley P. Pratt Exploring Expedition to Southern Utah, 1849-1850, by William B. Smart and Donna T. Smart, Editors, Utah State University Press, Logan, Utah, 1999

MADISON DANIEL HAMBLETON (1811-1870)

CHELNICIA SMITH (1818-1880)

Genealogy data

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company (1847)

US Federal 1850 (April 1851) Federal Census for Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory

Story of killing of emigrant, Dr. Thomas Vaughn

History in book Over the Rim, the Parley P. Pratt Exploring Expedition to Southern Utah, 1849-50
Pages 218-219

CHARLES SHUMWAY (1808-1898)

LOUISA MINNERLY (1824-1890)

Charles Shumway, one of the original pioneers of Utah, was born August 1, 1806, at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, a son of Samuel and Polly Shumway. In 1832 Charles married Julia Ann Hooker of Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Following the move of his father and brother, Samuel and Polly purchased property and settled at Galena, Illinois, where Charles constructed a house and sawmill, and cleared land for farming.  Read more…

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)

A History of Charles Shumway, 5-page history

Family reunion presentation – Charles Shumway by Dale R. Shumway

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia – Vol. 4 page 718

Pioneers & Prominent Men of Utah – page 1159

Pioneers & Prominent Men of Utah – photograph, page 63

US Federal 1850 Census for Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory

Published book (available):  The Charles Shumway Family, 1806-1979 – By Robert Owens

History in book Over the Rim, the Parley P. Pratt Exploring Expedition to Southern Utah, 1849-50, Page 38

ELIJAH BARNEY WARD (1813-1865) – SALLY (INDIAN WIFE) (About 1815)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Unidentified Companies (1847)

History of Indian Depredations in Utah, Compiled and edited by Peter Gottfredson, 1919,  Page 130

Biographical information

Killed by Indians, page 32

History in book, Over the Rim, the Parley P. Pratt Exploring Expedition to Southern Utah, 1849-50, page 38