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William Morgan Richards

"We remained there until December, 1853, when I was released to emigrate to Zion. Left Merthyr Tydvil on the of January 1854. Left Liverpool January 4th. Landed in New Orleans inte Weeks to the day. Had a pleasent vouage, only we were rather sick all the way. Took Steamer to St. Louis. Staid in St. Louis two weeks. Came up the River to Kansas City, 12 miles from Independence. Camped there and the Nebourhood three months. Then we on our journey over plains. Arrived in Salt Lake City, about the last of September 1854." (William Morgan Richards, in Welsh Mormon History web site)

Companies

Company Unknown (1854)Age at departure: 27

Sources

  • "Died," Deseret News, 20 Oct. 1880, 608.
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  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Richards, William Morgan, "The History of William Morgan Richards."
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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site