- Birth Date
- 28 March 1819
- Death Date
- 12 May 1890
Thomas initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as a Captain of Ten in the Brigham Young Company in 1848. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.
- Age at Departure: 29
- Age at Departure: 37
- 1850 Utah Census, Salt Lake County.
- "First 100, report, 1848 June" in Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Brigham Young's 1848 emigration division.
- George Morris reminiscences, circa 1880-1890, 12-13.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1848, 2.