- Birth Date
- 26 July 1810
- Death Date
- 6 July 1896
William Wilford Allen
William was a returning missionary. He traveled with the independent wagons and joined Hodgetts' company at Fort Laramie.
His birth date listed as 26 July 1820 on the Utah Stake City Ward records at the time of a rebaptism on 28 April 1855. This record notes his parents names of William and Mary Allen. The inscription on his gravestone shows his birth date as 26 July 1819.
- Age at Departure: 46
- Cantwell, James, Autobiography, in Joel Edward Ricks, Cache Valley Historical Material [ca. 1955], reel 3, item 29.
- Cantwell, James Sherlock, Autobiography, reel 3, item 30, 1-3.
- Cantwell, James to S. S. Jones, Handcart Veterans Association, 28 Sep. 1906. Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914f, fd 2.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "Obituary Notes," Deseret Weekly, 25 July 1896, 32.
- Provo Utah Central Stake general minutes, 1849-1977, Volume 9, 1849-1858, 1866-1872 (Utah Stake City Branch record of members).