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Thomas Blakely Heelis

Evidence from emigration, church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records proves that Thomas Heelis traveled to Utah in 1863. He married Mary Benson en route. His surname was spelled "Heslis" on the ship passenger list and "Heeless" on the PEF ledger.

Companies

Company Unknown (1863)Age at departure: 25

Sources

  • "Santaquin Pioneer Departs This Life," Deseret News,26 Apr. 1912, 10.
  • 1870 Utah Census, Utah County

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].

  • 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