Charles Franklin Decker

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About Charles Franklin Decker

Charles initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as a guide in the Jedediah M. Grant - Joseph B. Noble Company in 1847. He went on to cross the plains a total of fifty-three times including in the Brigham Young Company of 1848, the Lorenzo Dow Young Company of 1850, and the Joseph W. Young Company of 1853. Charles is not on the Joseph W. Young company roster, however journal entries provide proof that he traveled with this company.

   He also participated in the rescue effort the winter of 1856 when several companies were stranded on the plains of Wyoming.

Jedediah M. Grant - Joseph B. Noble Company (1847) Age at Departure: 22

Brigham Young Company (1848) Age at Departure: Unknown

Lorenzo Dow Young Company (1850) Age at Departure: 25

Joseph W. Young Company (1853) Age at Departure: 28

Rescue Companies (1856) Age at Departure: Unknown

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Charles Franklin Decker's Timeline

1824
June 21, 1824
Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USA
1848
January 12, 1848
Age 23
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1851
July 23, 1851
Age 27
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
1854
May 24, 1854
Age 29
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1857
January 4, 1857
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1859
January 14, 1859
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
September 2, 1859
Age 35
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States