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Obituary Central - Obituary archive and obituary search engine directory
Obituary Links Page - State-by-state directory of obituary resources and archives
GenealogyBuff.com - Surname research tool; searchable library of data files
Gene Starks Index of Names for all GenWeb Sites
Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857 in Utah
In April 1857 a California-bound wagon train estimated at 40 wagons, 120 to 150 men, women, and children, and as many as 900 head of beef cattle, in addition to draft and riding animals, assembled near the Crooked Creek, approximately four miles south of present-day Harrison, Arkansas. Most of these emigrants were from northwestern Arkansas and were families, relatives, friends, and neighbors. Also included in the group may have been some from Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee, and northeastern Texas.