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Thomas Twiggs

The Twiggs family arrived in New Orleans on 12 January 1855 via the ship The Clara Wheeler. Many members of the family died at Mormon Grove. Thomas continued on with only his sister, Emma, and his aunt and uncle, John and Martha Twiggs. 


Company Unknown (1856)Approximate age at departure: 13


  • "Deaths," Salt Lake Telegram, 14 Nov. 1928, [1] (page after front page).

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service