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About Jonathan H. Edmiston
- Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Edmiston, Jonathan H.; Birth Date: 22 Feb. 1848; Death Date: 26 June 1866; Gender: Male; Age: 3; Company: Unidentified Companies (1851). Pioneer Information: Killed by Indians. Circumstantial evidence from census records, church records, newspaper records and genealogical information proves the Edmiston family traveled to Utah in 1851. In the 1850 Iowa census the surname is spelled Edinson; in the 1852 "Registry of names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishop's Reports, Great Salt Lake City," the surname is spelled Edminister. Sources: 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie Co.; 1856 Utah Census; New FamilySearch.