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October 23 , 1856
In “severe” weather the Saints crossed Rocky Ridge and went to Rock Creek Hollow. Deaths: James Gibbs, age 67; Chesterton J. Gilman, age 66

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Ascended a steep hill, travelled about 16 miles & camped on the Sweetwater. Crossed several creeks on the road, several men were near frozen thro the day; two teams loaded with sick did not get to camp till very late. James Gibbs from Leith, East Lothian, Scotland, aged 67 died; also Chesterton J. Gilman from Yarmouth, Suffolk, England, aged 66 years died.
 

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