- Birth Date
- 22 October 1835
- Death Date
- 15 August 1899
Son of Samuel and Elizabeth. Birth date confirmed by Lehi Ward records. Thomas traveled overseas on the ship Ellen Maria, arriving in New Orleans on 5 April 1852. First documentation to place him in Utah is the Bishop's report of 1852. Further documentation is needed to identify the name of the company he traveled with.
- Age at Departure: 16
- Lehi Ward, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.
- "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852" in Key to Migration Sources, Great Britain and North America: A Manual for Students Attending the Second Annual Priesthood Genealogical Research Seminar, June 19-23, 1967 (Provo: Brigham Young University Division of Continuing Education, 1967), edited by Norman Edgar Wright.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.