- Birth Date
- 25 April 1845
- Death Date
- 23 July 1903
Thisbe Quilley Read
Thisbe Quilley Hanks
Thisbe traveled with the Edward Martin Company in 1856. In 1858, she and her mother returned to Iowa to rejoin her father and brothers who had dropped from the company. Thisbe, her mother, and younger brother Walter, returned together in 1861.
- Age at Departure: 11
- Age at Departure: 16
- 1900 Utah Census.
- Andrew Jenson, "Read, Walter Pyrimus," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson History Company, 1971), 494.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 66.
- Mormon Trails Association, Utah Chapter Newsletter (fall 2002), p. [1-2]
- "Mrs. Ephraim K. Hanks Dead," Deseret Evening News , 1 Aug. 1903, 7.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 252.
- "Samuel George Read and His Family," in Treasures of Pioneer History , 6 vols. [1952-57], 5:269-70.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.