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James W. Cummings Company (1851)




Arrival in Salt Lake Valley:

30 September - 7 October 1851

Company Information:

About 150 individuals and 100 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).


Individuals Known To Have Traveled In This Company

Allen, Benjamin (Unknown)

Anderson, Eliza (16)

Anderson, James Pace (25)

Anderson, Martin Huston (14)

Anderson, Mary (20)

Anderson, Miles (56)

Anderson, Nancy Pace (50)

Anderson, Sarah (24)

Anderson, William Rocker (9)

Baddley (or Baddaley), Ann (4)

Baddley (or Baddaley), Eliza (30)

Baddley (or Baddaley), George (26)

Baddley (or Baddaley), Maria (infant)

Berner, James (Unknown)

Booth, Catherine (32)

Booth, James (Unknown)

Booth, William (Unknown)

Booth, William (Unknown)

Booth, [Mrs.] William (Unknown)

Broom, Ann (5)

Broom, Eliza (3)

Broom, Hester (23)

Broom, John (28)

Brown, D. (Unknown)

Brown, J. (Unknown)

Bullock, Christina (12)

Bullock, David (7)

Bullock, James (42)

Bullock, Robert (13)

Burn, [Brother] (Unknown)

Burt, Andrew (1)

Burt, Elizabeth (30)

Burt (or Birt), John (24)

Bybee, Betsey Lane (49)

Bybee, Byram (52)

Bybee, Byram Levi (10)

Bybee, David (18)

Bybee, Robert (13)

Cordon, Adeleide (2)

Cordon, Alfred (34)

Cordon, Edwin Parker (10)

Cordon, Emma (5)

Cordon, Emma Parker (47)

Cordon, Myra (infant)

Cordon, Rachel Ann (7)

Cummings, James W. (Unknown)

Davis, Margaret Grace (34)

Dunston, Maria (15)

Easton, Agnes Adam (Unknown)

Easton, Agnes Mitchell (32)

Easton, Alexander (34)

Easton, Elizabeth (56)

Easton, George (22)

Easton, James (28)

Easton, John (32)

Easton, Mary (infant)

Easton, Mary McDougal (50)

Easton, Mary Miller (26)

Easton, Matthew (18)

Easton, Robert (30)

Field, James (Unknown)

Fisher, John (Unknown)

Fisher, John (Unknown)

Gallop, John (40)

Gilliam (Gillim), Caroline H. (Unknown)

Goldsbrough, Amelia (30)

Goldsbrough, Henry (28)

Goldsbrough, Sarah Ann (22)

Gough, William (Unknown)

Grace, Elizabeth (7)

Grace, Elizabeth (29)

Grace, Isaac (31)

Grace, Margaret (4)

Grace, Margaret Abbott (Unknown)

Grow, Henry (Unknown)

Hacking, John Sampson (Unknown)

Hall, Ann Hughes (34)

Hall, James H. (1)

Hall, Joseph Smith (8)

Hall, Samuel P. (10)

Hall, Thomas (35)

Hall, Thomas J. (5)

Hamer, Elizabeth (19)

Hamer, John (27)

Hammon, Elizabeth (9)

Hammon, Levi Byram (2)

Hammon, Levi [or Levi Bird] (30)

Hammon, Martha (4)

Hammon, Polly (31)

Hammon, Polly Chapman (infant)

Hammon, Saloma (6)

Hartshorn, William (Unknown)

Haslam, Jane Ellen (5)

Haslam, John "S" (28)

Haslam, John Joseph (3)

Haslam, Martha Hamer (25)

Haslam, Samuel (infant)

Hays (or Hieys), John (Unknown)

Heath, George Fluker (23)

Heath, Huldah Marie (26)

Heath, Jacob (5)

Heath, James H. (37)

Heath, Martha Elizabeth (1)

Heath, William Riley (3)

Henderson, [Mr.] (Unknown)

Holt, Jesse Payton (18)

Holt, Mary Redd (59)

Holt, William (31)

Horn, Joseph (Unknown)

Howard, Elizabeth (9)

Howard, Martha (33)

Howard, Mary Matilda (12)

Howard, Nathaniel (Unknown)

Howard, Thomas (36)

Johnson, Amos (5)

Johnson, George Washington (28)

Johnson, Maria Jane Johnston (27)

Johnson, Miles Edgar (infant)

Johnson, Oliver (2)

Keir, Robert (Unknown)

Keir, [Mrs.] Alexander (Unknown)

Keir (or Weir; Meir), Alexander (Unknown)

Kerr, Sandy (Unknown)

Kiser, Stephen (Unknown)

Lewis, Benjamin Marion (10)

Lewis, Neriah (35)

Lewis, Neriah R. (7)

Lewis, Rebecca (3)

Lewis, Rebecca Hendricks (35)

Lewis, William Hendricks (14)

Lowe, James (Unknown)

Luce, Ephraim (52)

Maddison, Flora Louise (16)

Maddison, Frank (8)

Maddison, Hubert (7)

Maddison, John (49)

Maddison, Katherine (25)

Maddison, Maria (40)

Maddison, Rosina (6)

Mark, Lucy A. (27)

Mark, Phebe J. (infant)

Mark, Ransom L. (47)

McAllister, Ellen Handley (27)

McAllister, John D. H. (infant)

McAllister, John Daniel Thompson (24)

McAllister, Moroni H. (3)

Moore, [Brother] (Unknown)

Muir, Stephen (Unknown)

Mustard, Sandy (Unknown)

Okey, Daniel (10)

Okey, Edwin (36)

Okey, Elizabeth (8)

Okey, Mary Pitt (31)

Okey, Sarah Celestia (3)

Orton, Alma Thomas (1)

Orton, John (Unknown)

Orton, Mary Ann (Unknown)

Player, Nancy (23)

Player, William (20)

Player, Zillah Jane (infant)

Pyser (or Pryser; Piper), Isaac (Unknown)

Reese, Henry (Unknown)

Shelley, James (23)

Shelley, James Boyer (59)

Shelley, John (20)

Shelley, Joseph Henry (5)

Shelley, Martha (26)

Shelley, Sarah (11)

Shelley, Thomas (29)

Shelley, William Hendricks (32)

Smith, William (Unknown)

Spratley, George (41)

Steele, Mary Ann (28)

Steele, Mary Elizabeth (infant)

Steele, Moses Beckett (3)

Steele, Richard (33)

Stewart, Amanda (25)

Stewart, Benjamin (22)

Stewart, Dorcas (12)

Stewart, James (24)

Stewart, Mary McDougal (30)

Stewart, Moroni (15)

Stewart, Nathaniel (44)

Stewart, Nathaniel Barnett (2)

Stewart, Nephi (16)

Stewart, Phoebe Jane (3)

Stewart, Sarah [or Sally] Ann (18)

Stewart, Susanne [or Susannah] (1)

Stewart, William Preston (18)

Stoddard, David Kerr (21)

Stoddard, Janet (57)

Stoddard, John (16)

Stoddard, John Hunter (4)

Stoddard, John Miller (56)

Stout, Alfred Fisk (infant)

Stout, Allen Joseph (35)

Stout, Allen Joseph, Jr. (5)

Stout, Amanda Melvina Fisk (19)

Stout, Charles (7)

Stout, Lydia (2)

Stout, Martha (3)

Thorn, David (54)

Thorn, David Thomas (1)

Thorn, Elizabeth (41)

Thorn, Emma (2)

Thorn, Fredrick (9)

Thorn, George (11)

Thorn, Robert (4)

Thorn, Sarah Ann (7)

Thorn, William (36)

Trimmer, Edward (Unknown)

Trimmer, Edward Wiley (20)

Trimmer, Edward [or Edwin] (51)

Trimmer, Elizabeth (49)

Trimmer, Harriet (4)

Trimmer, John (10)

Trimmer, Robert (15)

Trimmer, William (8)

Williamson (or Williams), James (38)

Williamson (or Williams), James Ray (9)

Williamson (or Williams), Margaret (7)

Williamson (or Williams), Mary Rae (12)

Williamson (or Williams), Mary Ray (38)

Williamson (or Williams), Thomas (4)

Wilson, [Brother] (Unknown)

Wood, John (Unknown)



"Levi Hammon Company Journal," in Betsy Robena H. Greenwell, comp., Levi Hammon and Polly Chapman Bybee: Early Utah Pioneers [1963], 30-50.

"Still Later from Salt Lake and the Plains," Frontier Guardian, 22 Aug. 1851, 2.

Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 June-Sept.

Booth, William, "Journal of the 3rd Company of Ten," in Donald Levi Gale Hammon, Levi Byram and Martha Jane Belnap: Gold Medal Pioneers [1996], 32-52.

Broom, John, Letter, 1890 Mar., Ogden, Utah to Dear Brother.

Bulloch, Christina, [Reminiscences], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 18:193.

Bulloch, David Dunn, [Reminiscences], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 18:216.

Burt, John Davidson, [Autobiography], in An Enduring Legacy, 12 vols. [1978-89], 3:283.

Hammon, Levi, [Journal], in "Church Emigration Book."

Johnson, Amos Partridge, Autobiography of Amos Partridge Johnson, 1-2.

Johnson, George Washington, Autobiography, 6-7.

Johnson, George Washington, [Autobiography], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 15:243.

Levi Hammon Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 June-Sept.

Lewis, William Hendricks, [Autobiographical sketch], in Andrew Jenson, comp., Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, 4 vols. [1971], 1:299.

Lewis, William Hendricks, [Reminiscences], in Marguerite H. Allen, comp., Henry Hendricks Genealogy [1963], 60.

McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, Journals, 1851-1906, reel 1, box 1, fd. 1, 6-51.

McCune, Elizabeth G., Autobiography, in McCune, Henry Frederick, Autobiography and diaries, 1919-1924, fd. 1, 20-21.

Stoddard, David Kerr, Autobiographical sketch.

Stoddard, David Kerr, [Autobiography], in Mary Ellen Stoddard Smith and Kathryn Stoddard Hunt, Fig Tree in Zion [1982], 12-14.

Stoddard, David Kerr, [Reminiscences], in Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols. [1958-77], 13:391.

Stout, Allen Joseph, Reminiscences and journal, 1845-1889, 32-34.

Stout, Allen Joseph, Reminiscences and journal, 1845-1889, 35-38.

Thorn, William, Life sketch, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 16, fd. 11, item 8, 5.


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