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Joseph Busby

1811– 1893

Born in Pennsylvania; resided in Nauvoo, Illinois; arrived in Salt Lake City in 1848; left Salt Lake City in 1850 for mission to Society Islands along with his wife Ann, Jonathan and Caroline Crosby, Thomas Tompkins, and Louisa B. Pratt; returned to U.S. in 1851 with Ann, Hiram Clark, and others. (See Ellsworth, Journals of Addison Pratt, 585; Britsch, Unto the Islands of the Sea, 17; Ellsworth, History of Louisa Barnes Pratt, 407; Lyman, Payne, and Ellsworth, No Place to Call Home, 553; GQC journal, Aug. 20, 1851.)