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Moses Daley

Moses initially traveled with Silas Richard Company. Four years later, he captained his own freight train company. His birth date is recorded in the Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register. Death date taken from grave stone.

Companies

Silas Richards Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 55
Moses Daley Freight Train (1853)Approximate age at departure: 59

Sources

  • “Silas Richards company, 1849 September.” In Camp of Israel Schedules and reports 1845-1849. (MS 14290, Reel 3, Box 2, Folder 39)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Moses Daley Freight Company, Journal, 1853 Sept.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register
  • Richards, Silas, to Brigham Young, 24 Aug. 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 21, fd. 17.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Stubbs, Peter, Autobiography of Peter Stubbs, 38-39.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • West, David, Reminiscences. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah