John Alexander Richards

Died and buried at Verdigris River, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory.

Evidence from emigration and church records proves that William traveled to Utah between 1851 and 1854. He sailed to America in 1851, but the first documentation to place him in Utah is his call to serve as a missionary in April 1855, which was prior to the arrival of that season's emigration. Further research is needed to confirm the year he came to Utah and the name of the company he traveled with.

Death date verified by missionary registers.

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