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William Edward Cowley

William initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the William Field Company in 1854; this travel to Utah is confirmed by his sister's obituary. 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

William Field Company (1854)Approximate age at departure: 15
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 18

Sources

  • "Death Summons Another Pioneer," Deseret Evening News, 3 Dec. 1913, p 2
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Internet Web Site
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