Thomas Jefferson Odekirk

The obituary of Isaac Franklin Odekirk states that the Odekirk family came to Utah in 1850.  The year of their travel to Utah is also confirmed by the 1850 Utah census, which was taken in the Spring of 1851.  Further research is needed to determine the name of the pioneer company with which they traveled.  

 

However, Thomas later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.

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