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Joseph Farrar Wheelwright

Joseph and his family crossed the Atlantic on the ship Windermere in 1854.  His sister, Mary Jane, died in Kansas while en route to Utah.  The family's travel to Utah is mentioned in Joseph's obituary.  Additional research is needed to identify the name of the pioneer company with which they traveled.

Companies

Company Unknown (1854)Approximate age at departure: 3

Sources

  • "Intermountain Obituaries: J. F. Wheelwright," Salt Lake Tribune, 14 September 1937, 10.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1856 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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