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William Hobbs

His birth and death dates and year of travel to Utah are confirmed by his obituary.  He and Sarah sailed to America in 1862 on the William Tapscott.


Horton D. Haight Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 53


  • "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 14 Sep. 1881, 528.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Names of Immigrants," Deseret News, [Weekly], 24 Sep. 1862, 98.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah