- Birth Date
- 30 March 1804
- Death Date
- 22 February 1873
Samuel Walker West
Crooks' journal indicate that Samuel was traveling with a group of 10 family members. We believe we have identified nine of those ten family members, based on other records placing them in the Valley in, or shortly after, 1851.
Birth and death dates are confirmed by his autobiographical sketch.
- Age at Departure: 47
- Head of Household
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 Utah Census, Iron County.
- Crooks, George, [Diary excerpts], in Elna P. Atchison, [Genealogical information on the Crooks family, ca. 1955], 15-16.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1851, 9.
- West, Samuel, Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, Record of Members Collection 1836-1970.