Transcript for Cloward, Thomas Poulson, [Autobiography], in "Utah Pioneer Biographies," 44 vols, 44:2

I became acquainted with a young lady by the name of Mary Page and was married to her on the 25 of March 1847 and the same year there was a company organized and I was chosen one of a band of 143 to come west to the Rocky Mountains and find a resting place for the saints. We left on the sixth day of April arriving in Salt lake Valley July 24 1847.