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October 25 , 1856
The company moved on to the last crossing of the Sweetwater River. Deaths: Thomas Gurdlestone, age 62; William Groves, age 22; John Walters, age 64; William Smith, age 48

Company Journal
Rolled from camp in the morning. Thomas Gurdlestone from Great Melton, Norwich, aged 62 years died. William Groves, from Cranmoor, Somersetshire, England, aged 22 years died; Crossed the Sweetwater for the last time. Travelled about 15 miles & camped on the Sweetwater. Some brethren were stationed at this post on the river with supplies of flour & onions. John Walters from Bristol, Somerset, England, aged _____ died; William Smith from Eldersfield, Worcestershire, England, aged 48 years died.
 

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