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William James Hunting

William, son of William James and Elizabeth Kings Hunting from England, initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Appleton M. Harmon Company in 1853. 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.

His birth and death dates are confirmed by his death certificate, and his birth date is also confirmed by the 1900 Utah census.

Companies

Appleton M. Harmon Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 15
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 19

Sources

  • 1900 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service