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William McKee

William McKee of Pennsylvania initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the John Tidwell Company in 1852 with a family of 10. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

Companies

John Tidwell Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 26
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 31

Sources

  • "5th Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 Sep. 1852, 2.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Bowering, George Kirkman, Journal 1842 July-1875 Jan, 79-118.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Council Point Emigrating Company, Journal, 1851 Nov.-1852 Sept.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 33
  • McKee, William, Life History of William McKee Sr., 6-8, AC901 .A1a no.4344.
  • Source Location
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah