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William Henry Barnes

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Birthplace: Bolton, Lanc, England
Death: Died in Heber, Wasatch, Utah, United States
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About William Henry Barnes

There was a Mary Barnes age 22 born about 1844 who travelled with the Captain Thomas E Ricks Co 1866. List of Names in Incoming Passenger Trains, "Deseret News (Weekly) 16th August 1866. 251 individuals and 46 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Wyoming Nebraska (the west bank of the Missouri river about 40 miles south of Omaha) 6th to 10th July 1866 arriving 29th August, Pioneer Overland Travel. Number in company 270. No other identifying details available about her. Sources are in Family History Library Salt Lake City Utah

DANIEL THOMPSON COMPANY Departed 24th July 1866 arriving 29th September 1866 Number in company 112 Amongst them were : Alice Howarth Barnes age 32 born 20th October 1833 died 6th December 1911. Her travel to Utah is mentioned in her Husband's obituary. "Heber Pioneer who died in Butte. Laid at Rest." Deseret News 2nd June 1928 Richard Barnes age 23 born 31st January 1843 died 27th May 1928. See "Heber Pioneer who Died in BUtte. Laid at Rest" Deseret News 2nd June 1928. He travelled with the family of his brother in law JOHN HOWARTH born 1st March 1829 died 25th May 1904 age at departure 37 and his niece ANN KAY born 31st December 1857 age at departure 8 She was listed on the ship passenger list as Ann Howarth She died on the 21st May 1930 "State Obituaries. Mrs Ann STREET" Deseret News 22nd May 1930 Autobiographical Information Trail Excerpt : "My uncle John Howarth lost his pocket book before we started on the plains. My uncle sold his violin and other things to buy food. We crossed the plains with ox teams. Our Captains name was Thompson. There were 15 people for our wagon, me being the youngest got to ride all the way. We were 9 weeks and 2 days crossing the plains. When we got to Echo Canyon, John Crook (age at departure 24 born 11th October 1831 died 31st March 1921,For whom there are 2 long and fascinating Autobiographies on Pioneer Overland Travel, Utah Pioneer Biographies, and Daughter of Utah Pioneers ) Noah Mayoh and George M Giles (born 9th March 1840 age at departure 22 died 7th May 1908 Trail Excerpts - Montgomery,Livingstone Reminisences Joseph W Young September 16th 1862 a letter to the Deseret News) and met us and took us to Heber City."

WILLIAM HENRY BARNES AGE 13 born 22nd JUNE 1853 died 7th June 1921

Company information about 500 individuals and 85 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Wyoming Nebraska ( the west bank of the Missouri River about 40 miles south of Omaha)

Semi Weekly Telegraph - a source of information concerning "The Emmigration" from telegrams furnished by President B Young's Office having been sent to him :

2nd August 1866 and 9th August 1866 "Nebraska City 28th July 1866 Captain Thompson with about 500 immigrants left on the 25th inst. W.W. RITER" Church History Library Salt Lake City for this and all other quotations

10th September 1866 and 12th September 1866 "Casper September 6th 1866 "We are passing here, all well; getting along finely" DANIEL THOMPSON" Also on 12th September 1866 "Sweetwater, 9 "We are all well. Passed here today" D.S.THOMPSON

1st October 1866 " IMMIGRATION.-Capt. Thompson's train arrived in the city last night....."

3rd October 1866 TRAINS GOT IN Captain D Thompson's train of 84 Wagons and about 500 passengers got into the City on Saturday morning. They had made excellent time all the way, all circumstances considered. There was a rapid disappearance of the passengers, shortly after the train arrived, their friends looking them up and taking them home.

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William Henry Barnes's Timeline

1853
June 22, 1853
Bolton, Lanc, England
1872
December 28, 1872
Age 19
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA