- Birth Date
- 3 November 1806
- Death Date
- 5 January 1897
Thomas Woolsey was part of the 6th Company of Ten led by Charles Shumway. He left company on 3 June at Fort Laramie to take a message to the Mormon Battalion sick detachments at Pueblo, Colorado. The sick detachment was on their way to Fort Laramie. Thomas Woolsey never made it all the way to Pueblo. He returned June 27th.
In 1852 there were 2 males and 5 females in is group.
Many secondary sources list his birth year as 1805. However, closer inspection of primary sources indicate that it was more likely that he was born in 1806.
- Age at Departure: 40
- Age at Departure: 46
- Head of Household
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- Albert P. Rockwood journals, 1847-1853, Journal, 1847 April-July.
- Amasa M. Lyman collection, 1832-1877, Journal, 1847 April 8-September 10, 1-26 and 1-10. Events recorded by Albert Carrington.
- Appleton M. Harmon diary, 1847 April-July.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Heber C. Kimball journal in Heber C. Kimball papers, 1837-1866.
- Howard Egan, Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878, edited and compiled by William M. Egan (1917), 21-105.
- John H. Tippets autobiography, circa 1882, 99-113.
- John Harvey Tippets, Biographical Sketches. Possibly MS 2050. Unsure. This does not come from CR 100 18.
- John Pack letters, 1847.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 35.
- Norton Jacob reminiscence and journal, 1844 May-1852 January, 47-85.
- "Obituary Notes," The Deseret Weekly, 3 April 1897, 511.
- Presiding Bishopric. Immigrant Location Committee Minutes, (20 September - 13 October 1852).
- Thomas Bullock journals, 1843-1849, Journal, 1847 April-June.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.
- William Clayton diaries, 1846-1853, Folder contents: (2) Volume 2, 1847.