Thomas Loynd

The England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920 gives a range for his birth from July-Sept. 1839.  Thomas and his mother Alice are in the 1851 England census.  Church ordinance records prove he was in Utah.  1865 affidavits included in a "Claim For Mother's Pension" indicate that he and his mother traveled to Utah Territory sometime during the 1850's.  In 1862 Thomas engaged as a teamster traveling back to the States; there he joined Company A of the Iowa Volunteers and served in the Civil War until the following year when he died of disease at Little Rock, Arkansas.

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