It is thought that as many as 1,000 may have turned back.

Death definitely took a toll and then there were those who, at the last minute, turned off for California.

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The company arrived at Council Bluffs June 3, 1852.

June 18 they had eight wagons, 16 men, 10 ladies children.

Five days later the older man was ill and on July 2 it states"the sick man is dead this morning.

Wrapped him in bed clothes and layed him in the ground without any coffin". The company arrived at The Dalles Oct 24, 1852.*15) Capt. Hyland had company of six wagons from Plainfield, IL.

Joseph, MO May 10th where they were joined by a group of men from Groveland who had gone ahead to accompany their shipment of provisions.

Also joining at that time was a small company from Mt. On May 28th they arrived at Fort Kearney with a company consisting of 12 wagons, 52 men, women and children, 113 oxen and 12 horses; May 28 arrived at Ft. Laramie, June 29 Independence Rock, July 19 Soda Springs, July 23 Ft.

On August 18, 1852 in Snake river country they joined six wagons led by Capt.

Benjamin Hyland for added protection through Indian country. [Covered Wagon Women Vol 5; Diary of Cecelia (Mc Millen) Adams and Parthenia (Mc Millen) Blank]; On September 21 Joseph Mc Millen, John Stowell and Mr.

On Aug 18, 1852, in Snake river country they joined eight wagons led by Capt Joseph Mc Millen for added protection through Indian country. Mentioned in Cecelia Adams and Parthenia Bland diary [Covered Wagon Women Vol 5; Diary of Cecelia (Mc Millen) Adams and Parthenia (Mc Millen) Blank]*18) Capt John Tucker Scott left from Groveland, Tazewell Co, IL April 2, 1852.

On April 24 they were joined by a company led by Isaac "Stull" Swearingen of Vermillion Co, IL The party arrived at St.

Gilham (see #26) *2b) Caleb Richey Company left Henry County, Iowa April 1852 and traveled closely with the Booth train.*8) Overland diary of Lafayette Spencer (The Annals of Iowa, Vol VIII #4 (January 1908) p304-310 contains the 1852 diary of Lafayette Spencer.