Skip Main Navigation

William R. Quinn

The Quinn family traveled with the Willie Company as far as Florence, Nebraska, where they dropped out. He and some others in his family remained in the area for a few years before continuing on with the in the Joseph W. Young Freight Train in 1860. 

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 24

Sources

  • "Death of William Quinn" Deseret News, 27 February 1902, p. 7.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News [Weekly], 15 Oct. 1856, 254.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • 1860 Iowa Census
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 30 November 1856, p. 8, 76.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lever, W. H. History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah [1898], p. 341.

  • Mormon Migration

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 220.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 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