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William Pitt

and familyApparently the middle name of "Hill" was added by a descendant to distinguish him from other men by the name of William Pitt. "Hill" does not appear on any contemporary document, including his personal Bible.

Companies

Edward Hunter Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 36

Sources

  • Heywood, Martha Spence, Journals 1850-[1860], vol. 1, 3-14.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Hunter, Edward and Robert Campbell, to Brigham Young, 17 July 1850, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 22, fd. 1.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1850, p. 11
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  • Parker, Lori, e-mail communication, 3 Sep. 2011.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Pitt, Robert Calvin, [Interview], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols., 23:147-48.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah