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Richard Weller Brenchley

Evidence from emigration and newspaper records proves that the Brenchley family traveled to Utah in 1861. A secondary source states that they came with the 1861 Joseph Horne Company, but a primary source is needed to confirm the name of the company they traveled with.His obituary and the 1900 Utah Census also state that he came to Utah in 1861.His birth date is confirmed by his death certificate and the inscription on his gravestone.

Companies

Company Unknown (1861)Age at departure: 21

Sources

  • "Obituary. Wellsville Pioneer of 1861, Indian War Vet, Laid at Final Rest," Deseret News, 3 Oct. 1927, 2:5.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site