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William Hunt

He died en route.FamilySearch lists two dates for William's birth--13 Dec. 1785 and 27 July 1783. However, he gives his age as 72 on the ship manifest. Therefore, we are using the 1783 date for his birth, which makes him age 71 at the time the Ballantyne company departed.

Companies

Richard Ballantyne Company (1855)Approximate age at departure: 71

Sources

  • "Immigration List," Deseret News [Weekly], 12 Sep. 1855, 214-15.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ballantyne, Richard, to Brigham Young, 22 July 1855, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 33, box 23, fd. 18.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Bonds and Promissory Notes, reel 8, fd. 27.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • 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