Hannah H. Brown Arrives in Utah

Hannah H. Brown Arrives in Utah

“Emigrants for Utah, Company which left Florence, Iowa, June 5th. Elder Philemon C. Merrill, Captain”

Emigrants of interest are Elisha Edwards (Edwin's Missionary Companion), Hannah H. Brown, Edwin Whiting.

Source 6 Aug 1856, pg 8 Deseret News Online


A Second reference to this company is noted in the Mormon Overland Trail Records

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868


Philemon C. Merrill Company, Captain (1856)


Departure: 5-6 June 1856
Arrival: 13-18 August 1856

Company Information:
200 individuals and 50 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha).


Brown, Hannah H. ( Age Unknown)

Edwards, Elisha (49)

Whiting, Edwin (46