- Birth Date
- 1 January 1801
- Death Date
- 8 December 1875
Was traveling with his son, and possibly other family members. Originated from the Cape of Good Hope, Africa and had carried mail for the British government.
- Age at Departure: 58
- Head of Household
- "An Incident of the Plains," Juvenile Instructor , 1 Mar. 1883, p. 68.
- "Died," Deseret News , 19 Jan. 1876, 811.
- Jackman, Susannah Catherine Ovard, Reminiscences, in Gordon R. Orme, comp., The Family of William Martin and Mina May Smith Ovard (1999), 118-20.
- Taylor, Anstis Elmina Shepard, [1859 Diary], Collection 1844-1956, box 1, fd. 1.
- "Thomas Wasden," In Biographical Information Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel database.