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Nathan William Adams

Nathan originally traveled to Utah as part of the Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company in 1849. According to Adams' life sketch, he traveled to California in 1852 or 1853. The Pace autobiography documents him returning to Utah with the Alexander Williams Company in 1853. Later, he participated with a group of rescuers sent out to Wyoming to assist members of the Church stranded on the plains.

His birth date is confirmed by is the Patriarchal Blessing Index.

Companies

Samuel Gully/Orson Spencer Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 17
Alexander Williams Company (1853)Approximate age at departure: 21
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 24

Sources

  • Adams, Nathan. "Life Sketch of Nathan Adams." In Arza Adams: Chronicle of a Pioneer, by Effie W. Adams, 204-206. Utah: privately printed, [1982].

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Pace, William Byram, Autobiography 1904, [14-15].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833-1971. (Closed to Research)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service