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John William Hess

The autobiography of Alma Hayes states that in 1852, his uncle John William Hess brought his two orphaned nephews to Utah--Alma and Nephi Hayes. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.


Company Unknown (1852)Age at departure: 27


  • Hayes, Alma, "A History of Patriarch Alma Hayes," [1].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
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