Sep. 3, 1849--"A messenger arrived on the Weber from Fort tah, with unpleasant intelligence that while firing the cannon a second time, the charge went off, on account of the gun not having been swabbed out, killing Brother William Dayton on the spot. . . ." (Journal History)
Company Unknown (1848)Age at departure: 23
[List of those filing for lots, 1848], in Salt Lake County Recorder's Office, Land records [ca. 1847-1860].
- Source Location
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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