Birth, baptism, parents: Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia 2:599 Alternative father's name: Thomas Leek, Joseph Smith Papers Biographies Alternative baptismal dates: May 4, 1841 (Nauvoo Seventies List A-F pg. 55); Nov 20, 1840 (FamilySearch)
Thomas initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Brigham Young Pioneer Company in 1847 and was part of the 2nd Company of Ten led by Ezra Taft Benson.
He served as the Company Clerk of the Brigham Young Company in 1848.
In 1858, he returned from a mission to England in the John W. Berry Company. He served as clerk of the company.