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William Tillman Follett

William traveled to Utah as a returning Mormon Battalion veteran in the Parley P. Pratt Company in 1852. There were two William Folletts in the Mormon Battalion coming from California. William T. returned to family in Iowa earlier.

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.


Parley P. Pratt Company (1852)Approximate age at departure: 33
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 37


  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Pratt, Parley P., Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt [1888], 454-55.

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