- Birth Date
- 13 October 1841
- Death Date
- 21 October 1904
Samuel Milford Read
Samuel initially traveled with the Edward Martin company in 1856 but dropped out near Council Bluffs with his father to search for his missing brother Walter. He continued the journey in 1862.
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship “Horizon.”
- Age at Departure: 14
- Age at Departure: 20
- 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.
- "Died." Deseret News, 24 October 1904, p. 2
- 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]
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 252.
- Treasures of Pioneer History, Volume 5, p. 269-270.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.