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William M. Read

He was a supply wagon attendant and died en route. The surname is spelled "Reed" in some sources.

Companies

James G. Willie Company (1856)Age at departure: 62

Sources

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

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  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • James G. Willie Emigrating Company, Journal 1856 May-Nov., 16-53.

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 9 Nov. 1856, p. 18
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Rogerson, Josiah, "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 [No. 1]," Salt Lake Herald, 15 Dec. 1907.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Savage, Levi, Journal, 1855 Mar.-1858 Oct.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Smith, Don, e-mail communication, 29 Apr. 2003 and 4 Aug. 2003.
  • Smith, Marilyn Austin, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Woodward, William, Journal, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 4, item 2e.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah