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 Alondus De Lafayette Buckland

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Alondus De Lafayette Buckland

Birth
Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, USA
Death 22 Jun 1854 (aged 30)
Kansas, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: On the trail, 15-18 miles NW of Fort Leavenworth.
Memorial ID 19785326 View Source
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Son of Joseph Mosley Buckland and Hannah Daggett Buckland. As a young man he was a passenger on the Mormon emigrant Ship Brooklyn. A farmer by trade his work on the "New Hope Farm Project" led to a personal conflict with Samuel Brannan. He married Nancy Laura Aldrich. In July of 1849 Alondus took his wife, a new-born daughter and his mother-in-law, Prudence Aldrich and escorted the "gold train" to Salt Lake City.
He died of cholera while returning to Utah after completing an LDS Mission to the Eastern States.



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