William Henry Whitehead (1816 - 1885)

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Birthplace: Romsbottom, Moston, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Payson, Utah, Utah, USA
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About William Henry Whitehead

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Thomas C.D. Howell Company (1852) Age 36

Departure: 7 June 1852 Arrival: 2, 11-12, 27 September 1852

Burial: Payson City Cemetery Payson Utah County Utah, USA Plot: Blk 23 lot 12 pos 3-4

(son of Robert and Alice Whitehead of England). Born July 3, 1816, Lancastershire, England. Came to Utah 1852, Captain Howell company.

   Married:	Jane Hardman, Nauvoo, Illinois, who was born September 1, 1816, and died 1848, at Nauvoo.
   Only child:
           Joseph Samuel born April 1, 1845, married Delia P. Curtis.
   Family home Payson, Utah.
   Married:	Anne Spencer, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
   Their children:
           Mary Alice, married William Depew;
           Martha Jane, married Delbert Simons;
           William Henry, married Ruth Oyler;
           Elizabeth Anne, married John Sturgis;
           Hannah Mariah, married Gus Royer;
           Reuben Hyrum;
           Matilda Anne, married Niel Daley.
   Family home Payson, Utah.

High Priest; bishop of Payson ward 20 years. One of early settlers of Payson. Veteran Black Hawk war. Payson city marshal. Mason and farmer. Died November 5, 1885. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 356
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1243
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William Whitehead's Timeline

July 3, 1816
Moston, Lancashire, England
April 1, 1845
Age 28
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
July 13, 1847
Age 31
Oquawka, Henderson, Illinois, USA
April 28, 1850
Age 33
Oquaka, Henderson, Illinois, USA
May 29, 1860
Age 43
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
November 5, 1885
Age 69
Payson, Utah, Utah, USA
Payson, Utah, Utah, USA