Friday, December 26, 2008

Mormon Trail - John Davis PARKER and Almeda Sophia PARKER

Left - Samantha ROUNDY PARKER (1824-1906)
Right - Almeda Sophia ROUNDY PARKER (1829-1912)
John Davis PARKER (1799-1891) photo not available

Nauvoo Saints

NY / Ohio / MO / Nauvoo / Winter Quarters / Davis County, UT / Kanab, UT / Kanarraville, UT
John Davis Parker age 53 / b. 1799 Saratoga, NY - m. 1846 Nauvoo, IL - d. 1891 Duncan Retreat, UT - buried Kanarraville, UT - Other Spouse, 1-Harriet Sherwood, 3-Samantha Roundy - Almeda Sophia Parker age 23 / b. 1829 Spafford, NY - d. 1912 Afton, UT - buried Kanarraville, UT.
BAPTIZED: John, New York 1832 by Shadrach Roundy. / First Quorum of 70.Winter Quarters 5th Ward 1846-1852 years Assistant: John D. Parker to Bishop: Shadrach Roundy 1846-1847
BAPTIZED: Sophia, Nauvoo 1838.

BY LAND: 1852 Isaac M. Stewart Company
Departure: 19 June 1852
Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 28 August - 22 September 1852
Parker, John Davis (52) Parker, Almeda (23) Parker, John Davis (3) Parker, Malinda (1)
Parker, Samantha (28) [Samantha is sister of Almeda Sophia and sister wife.]
Pioneer Information:
John Captain of First Ten; Captain of Guard; traveled with family of five.
[Left Nauvoo 1846, provided wagon for Shadrach Roundy 1847 trip. John asked by Brigham Young to stay at Winter Quarters to build wagons, shop and tools burned 1852. First three children born in Iowa.]
Company Information:
About 245 individuals and 53 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

Parker, John D., 1850, NA, NA, 1850 Iowa Census Pottawattamie Co Kanesville Pct p.27 US/CAN Microfilm 442963
Parker, John D. and 4 persons, 1852, NA, Isaac M. Stewart, Deseret News Vol. 2 p. 90 Sept-18-1852 microfilm 0026586

Kirt DeMar WOOD - Laura Elizabeth PARKER pedigree

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