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William Tait

He traveled from San Bernardino with John Robinson and Phillip B. Lewis for Utah, leaving that place on 15 Feb. 1856. He left his son, John, in the care of Caroline Barnes Crosby. 

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.

Companies

Company Unknown (1856)Approximate age at departure: 37
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 37

Sources

  • "Names of Persons Who Volunteer to Go as Teamsters." Offerings for the assistance of the P. E. F. immigrants, 1856 October. Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887. (CR 376 1, box 2, folder 1) 

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

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Lyman, Edward Leo, Susan Ward Payne, and S. George Ellsworth, eds., No Place to Call Home: The 1807-1857 Life Writings of Caroline Barnes Crosby, Chronicler of Outlying Mormon Communities [2005], 390-91.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah