About William Dykes
"...Dykes, William – (4th Ten) Born Nov. 18, 1815, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pa., to Daniel and Cynthia Dykes. He joined the Church and became a member of the 31st Quorum of Seventies in Nauvoo. He was designated a hunter in the first company. Soon after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, Dykes returned to Winter Quarters. He applied to establish a post office on the Pottawattamie lands in Iowa in 1848. He was a member of the 31st Quorum of Seventies in Salt Lake City in 1856. However, he returned to the east in later years and died in Nebraska on Nov. 24, 1879, at age 64..."