- Birth Date
- 8 July 1843
- Death Date
- 22 July 1867
Joseph Orson Taylor
Joseph initially emigrated to the Valley with his family in 1847. Several years later, he again crossed the plains, this time working as a teamster for the Daniel Thompson out-and-back company. Later records seem to indicate that he went by his middle name of Orson.
- Age at Departure: 4
- Age at Departure: 23
- Out-and-Back Teamster
- 1850 Utah Census, Sanpete County.
- “Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- "Captain Daniel Thompson's (of Fillmore) Company." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Wards' accounts 1861-1868, Account book 1866 1868.
- "First 100, report, 1848 June," In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Brigham Young's 1848 emigration division.