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Charles Greenwood Keetch

Charles Keetch and his family immigrated on the ship Thornton and traveled with the Willie handcart company. After crossing Iowa, the Keetches dropped out of the company at Florence. At that place Charles married and continued on to Utah in 1861 in the Joseph W. Young/Ansil P. Harmon/ Heber P. Kimball Company. His wife gave birth to a son on the trail.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Age at departure: 18

Sources

  • 1856 Nebraska census.
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • 1860 Nebraska Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Historians Office Record of Members (Minnie Margetts file).
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah