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William Stokes

The Stock family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the William Budge Company in 1860.  The family consisted of John and Jane Adams, and their children John William Edwin, Jane Susannah, Elizabeth, Richard Poyntz, Robert Wallace, Sarah Wilkinson, Jessie Esther, and Maria Josephine.  The Stock family traveled from South Africa.

Jane Adam’s daughter from a prior marriage, Mary Ann Newley, and her husband William Stokes, were also in the company. Their first child Mary Jane was born en route.


William Budge Company (1860)Approximate age at departure: 28


  • "The Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 22 Aug. 1860, 197.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Budge, William, to George Q. Cannon, 3 Aug. 1860, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 37, box 27, fd. 9.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

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