About Mary Elvira Tyler
Departure: 29 June 1851 Arrival: 22 September - 7 October 1851
Company Information: 100 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). They originally departed about June 10, but turned back due to Indian trouble. They left again June 29. Luman A. Shurtliff was captain of the 1st Fifty and Isaac Allred was captain of the 2nd Fifty.
Pioneer Information: She is the wife of Orange. They came with her son, Dewitt Clinton Reed, from a previous marriage, the children of Orange from a previous marriage, and the children the two of them had together.