He traveled with his mother (Jane Pierce), "August 15th We started from Wyoming town[.] took the trip across the Plains[.] I drove a teame for Thomas Taylor accross the Plains[.] on Thursday Nov. 1865 Captain Willes is train arived into Salt Lake City Which train I was in." (David Pearce, Diary)
William S. S. Willes Company (1865)Age at departure: 20
- Pearce, David, Diary 1863 Nov.-1865 Nov.
- Source Location
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City