Evidence from emigration and newspaper records proves he traveled to Utah in 1865 with his mother. His obituary (Deseret News, 5 Feb. 1930) states he "came to Utah as a child with his mother."
William S. S. Willes Company (1865)Age at departure: 15
Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration
- Trail Excerpt
- Source Location
- Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah