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William Bench

The family's travel to Utah is mentioned in his son's obituary.

Companies

Robert Wimmer Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 37

Sources

  • "15th Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Another Pioneer Gone," Manti Messenger, 16 July 1920, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • "Manti.  Patriarch J. L. Bench Dead," Deseret News, 18 Nov. 1905, 11.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Brigham Young office emigrating companies, reports 1850-1862. MS 1234 5, Box 1, Fd. 18.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 97
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Presiding Bishopric, Immigrant Location Committee 1852.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah