Skip Main Navigation

William Henry Streeper

William initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Easton Kelsey Company in 1851. 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.

Later, William served as Captain of the William Streeper Freight Train of 1867.

Companies

Easton Kelsey Company (1851)Approximate age at departure: 13
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 19
William Streeper Freight Train (1867)Approximate age at departure: 29

Sources

  • Dorothy Streeper, "History of Wilkinson Streeper"
  • Emma Chase, "[Biographical sketch of] Josephine Streeper Chase"

  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Kennard, L. H., [Autobiography], in Leonidas Hamlin Kennard: His Family, 2 vols. [1982], 1:39-40.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kennard, L. H., [Autobiography], in Leonidas Hamlin Kennard: His Family, 2 vols. [1983], 2:27-29.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kennard, Leonidas Hamblin, Autobiography, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 17, box 24, fd. 3, item 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Streeper, Dorothy, Biographical sketch of William Henry Streeper, 2.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service