Caroline Barnes Crosby

1807– 1884

Born in Warwick, Massachusetts; younger sister of Louisa Barnes Pratt; married Jonathan Crosby in 1834; baptized in 1835; gathered with Latter-day Saints at Kirtland, Ohio, and Nauvoo, Illinois, prior to immigrating to Utah in 1848; went to Tahiti in 1850 with her husband, sister, and brother-in-law Addison Pratt; returned to U.S. in 1852; settled with her husband in San Bernardino, California; returned to Utah in 1857 because of Utah War; settled in Beaver, where she later died. (See Lyman, Payne, and Ellsworth, No Place to Call Home; Lyman, San Bernardino, 451; Ellsworth, History of Louisa Barnes Pratt, 405, 408; Ellsworth, Journals of Addison Pratt, 587; Ellsworth, “First Mormon Missionary Women in the Pacific,” in Underwood, Voyages of Faith, 33–47; “Their Contribution to Utah,” in Carter, Our Pioneer Heritage, 1:267–68; GQC journal, Nov. 27, 1852.)