- Birth Date
- 9 August 1824
- Death Date
- 26 November 1909
Samuel Whitney Richards
Samuel served as clerk in the 1849 Richards company and was traveling with his wife and daughter. Several years later, he crossed the plains again in 1858, while returning from a mission to England. Further research is needed to identify the company he traveled with.
- Age at Departure: 24
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 33
- Returning Missionary
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1849, 5B.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Richards, Samuel Whitney, Journals, 1839-1909, vol. 5, reel 1, box 1, fd. 2.
- Richards, Silas, Reminiscences and journal [ca. 1849-1871], 3-12.
- Richards, Silas, to Brigham Young, 24 August 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878.
- "Silas Richards company, 1849 September." In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849.
- Snyder, Elsie Pamelia Jacob, Autobiography 1889, fd. 2, 18-22, 27-28.
- Utah Death Certificates.