- Birth Date
- 16 May 1822
- Death Date
- 28 April 1886
Thomas William Whitaker
He left San Bernardino, California, about 2 April 1856 to travel to Utah, with his young daughter. Upon reaching Utah, they settled in Centerville where Thomas was rebaptized in late September 1856.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his obituary.
- Age at Departure: 33
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Centerville Ward, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.
- "Death and Life of T. W. Whitaker," Deseret Evening News, 12 May 1886, 11.
- Lyman, Edward Leo, Susan Ward Payne, and S. George Ellsworth, eds., No Place to Call Home: The 1807-1857 Life Writings of Caroline Barnes Crosby, Chronicler of Outlying Mormon Communities , 398.