- Birth Date
- 10 July 1832
- Death Date
- 21 July 1902
William Lawrence Spicer Binder
William crossed the plains at least three times. Initially, he traveled in the Martin Company of 1856, but he traveled again in the 1862 and 1863 Hortan Haight companies. In 1862 he served as company chaplain and in 1863 he was working as an out-and-back teamster.
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Horizon.
- Age at Departure: 24
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 30
- Age at Departure: 31
- Out-and-Back Teamster
- 1900 Utah Census.
- 45th Quorum, Biographies, 1857, vol. 1, in Seventies quorum, records 1844-1975.
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- Binder, William Lawrence Spicer, Biography and journal n.d., 8-19.
- Binder, William Lawrence Spicer, Resolution of appreciation, in Papers, 1856-1874.
- Camm, Elizabeth Whittear [Sermon], Reminiscence, in Joel Edward Ricks, Cache Valley Historical Material [ca. 1955], reel 4, item 98, 2-8.
- Camm, Elizabeth Whittear [Sermon], Letter, San Francisco, California, to "My Dear Children" 1892 March 16.
- "Died," Salt Lake Tribune , 22 July 1902, 8.
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Jones, Albert, Address, 4 Oct. 1906, in Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914.
- Jones, Albert William, Notes [ca. 1918].
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 7, 66.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 258.
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- "Salt Lake News," Ogden Standard Examiner , 22 July 1902, 8.
- Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.
- Watkins, John, Reminiscences, 1-5. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)