- Birth Date
- 11 November 1825
- Death Date
- 19 October 1885
William Alexander Follett
William traveled to Utah as a returning Mormon Battalion veteran in the Ebenezer Brown Company in 1848.
He returned to Iowa and then traveled back to Utah with family in the Thomas C.D. Howell Company.
- Age at Departure: 22
- Age at Departure: 26
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- "3rd Company," Deseret News [Weekly], 18 September 1852, 2.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- John Borrowman diaries, 1846-1860, Diary, 1848 July-1860 June.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 17.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files (CR 376 1), 1850-1887.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 , , 222-23.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996, 23.