Baptized by Benjamin Mathews, ordained an Elder in 1844 by B. L. Clapp and William Crosby (Seventies List G-O p. 204) Alternate surname: Holladay (FamilySearch, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel)
-Spouse: Mahalia Ann Rebecca Matthews marriage in Holladay, Utah, 2 Nov 1848
e first came to the Valley the summer of 1847. After that time he made the journey from California or across the plains several times, even captaining his own out-and-back train in 1866. In the unknown 1857 trip, he and his family was traveling east from California. Further research is needed to identify the company they traveled with.