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William Spicer

He came with his family from England. Evidence that he came in 1856 is confirmed in information found in 1857 Church financial records.

Companies

John A. Hunt Company (1856)Age at departure: 29

Sources

  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • "Pioneer Laid To Rest," Deseret Evening News, 24 June 1912, 14.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • "Pioneer of 1856 Answers Last Call," Deseret Evening News 20 June 1912, 12.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • History of Tooele County [1961], vol. 4, p. 431
  • Journal History, 15 Dec. 1856, p. 9
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • 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
  • Spicer, William to S. S. Jones, ca. 1906, in Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914, fd. 2, letter 8.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Spicer, William, [Reminiscences], in Orson F. Whitney, History of Utah, 4 vols. [1904], 4:431.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah State University, Merrill Library, Logan, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City