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Alva Phelps

Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Bridgewater Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 16, 1846 (32)
Gray County, Arkansas, United States
Place of Burial: Along the Oregon Trail
Immediate Family:

Son of Griswold Phelps and Rhoda Squier
Husband of Margaret Robison
Father of Juliette Ann Pratt; Mary Lovina Callister and Walter Alva Phelps
Brother of William W Phelps; Emily Phelps; Griswold Phelps; Harriet Phelps; Laura Phelps and 4 others

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About Alva Phelps

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Birth: Nov. 6, 1813 Bridgewater Township Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA

Death: Sep. 16, 1846 Gray County Kansas, USA

Alva was a Private in Company E of the Mormon Battalion.

At Ingalls the battalion crossed the Arkansas and marched towards the Cimarron River. At this crossing the first of three sick detachments, ten men and several families, were sent back along the Arkansas to Fort Pueblo to spend the winter. These three sick detachments met the Mississippi Saints at Fort Pueblo and, the following summer, collectively joined Brigham Young and the pioneers at Fort Laramie.

Ingalls is a city in Gray County, Kansas.

Father: Griswold Phelps (Griswell)

Mother: Rhoda Squires

(Information Provided by Dan)

Family links:

 Griswold Phelps (1791 - 1845)

 Margaret Robison Phelps (1819 - 1892)

 Alva Phelps (1813 - 1846)
 William Phelps (1821 - 1906)*
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Non-Cemetery Burial Specifically: Buried along the Oregon Trail

Created by: Bev Record added: Sep 25, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 77094326

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Alva Phelps's Timeline

November 6, 1813
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
April 19, 1839
Age 25
York, Stuben, Indiana, USA
September 27, 1845
Age 31
Zarahemla, Montrose, Iowa, United States
September 16, 1846
Age 32
Gray County, Arkansas, United States
Along the Oregon Trail