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William Heber Pitt

The Pitt family initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Edward Hunter Company in 1850.  The family included William and his son, Robert Calvin, of his first wife, his current wife Cornelia Melvina Devine, and their two sons William Heber and Robert Calvin.

In 1868, William Heber was a teamster for the John Gillespie Company.


Edward Hunter Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 3
John Gillespie Company (1868)Approximate age at departure: 21


  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Gillespie, John, Account book 1868.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service