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William Derr

His birth and death dates and the spelling of his last name are confirmed by the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database. In some sources his surname is listed as "Durr," but the "Derr" spelling is confirmed by census records, as well as the death certificates of his children, William and Mary.


Eli B. Kelsey Company (1852)Age at departure: 38


  • "19th Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers Website
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1880 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 122
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site