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William Henry Kimball

William initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Heber C. Kimball Company in 1848. 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

Heber C. Kimball Company (1848)Approximate age at departure: 22
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 30

Sources

  • "Death of Gen. W. H. Kimball," Deseret Evening News, 30 Dec. 1907, 5.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • "The Late Gen. Wm. H. Kimball," Deseret Evening News, 31 Dec. 1907, 7.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Broomhead, William, Diary, 1856 Oct-1857 Apr.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Burton, William, Diaries, 1839-1851, fd. 8.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Hovey, Joseph Grafton, Reminiscences and journals 1845-1856, vol. 1, 130-75.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 110-15.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Journal History, 24 Sep. 1848, p. 3
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1848, p. 14

  • Source Location
  • Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Autobiography [ca. 1842-1858], in Heber C. Kimball, Papers, 1837-1866, reel 1, box 1. [written by William Clayton]
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, June-Sep. 1848, in Heber C. Kimball, Papers, 1847-1866, reel 2, box 4, fd. 2 and fd. 3. [written by William Thompson]
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Pack, Ruth Mosher, [Reminiscences], in Orson F. Whitney, History of Utah, 4 vols. [1904], 4:591.

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