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William Cooke

William traveled with a company of non-Mormon Iowans who were headed toward California in 1852 . The party stopped at Salt Lake city for the winter; while here some members the Cooke family converted to the faith.In some sources, the family's surname is spelled "Cook."

Companies

Company Unknown (1852)Age at departure: 48

Sources

  • "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852." In Wright, Norman Edgar, ed., Key to Migration Sources Great Britain and North America.  

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Iowa Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1860 Utah Census, Salt Lake Co.
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Cooke, Lucy Rutledge, Crossing the Plains in 1852, 1987, 28-30.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Covered Wagon Women, vol. 4, p. 209, 243.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree