According to the obituary of William's brother, John Whitmer Hoover ("Provo Citizen Dead," Salt Lake Herald, 28 May 1902, 5), the family arrived in Salt Lake City in 1852. Additional research is needed to determine the name of the company with which they crossed the plains.
Company Unknown (1852)Age at departure: 16
- "Provo Citizen Dead," Salt Lake Herald, 28 May 1902, 5.
- Source Location
- Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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