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William Shin Wordsworth

At various times in his life, particularly in Nauvoo, his surname was spelled in sources as "Wordsworth." In Utah, it was spelled "Wadsworth" in the census, obituary, property list, and numerous newspaper articles.  His gravestone shows his surname as "Wordsworth."

In 1856 he was a returning missionary.

Companies

Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)Approximate age at departure: 37
Abraham O. Smoot Company (1856)Approximate age at departure: 46

Sources

  • "Deaths," Deseret News [Weekly], 1 Feb. 1888, 48.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Bullock, Thomas, Journals 1843-1849, vol. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Clayton, William, Diary, 1847 Jan-Dec.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Grant, Caleb, [Report], Dec. 12, 1856, in Journal History, 9 Nov. 1856, 31-35.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Jacob, Norton, Reminiscence and journal 1844 May-1852 Jan., 47-85.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Kimball, Heber C., Journal, in Papers 1837-1866.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Missionary Record Index, 1830-1971.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rockwood, Albert Perry, Diary, 1847 Apr.-July.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Woolley, Franklin Benjamin, Autobiography [ca. 1856], 13-15.

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