- Birth Date
- 12 January 1804
- Death Date
- 18 November 1889
Edward Trimmer Sr.
The Trimmer family arrived in New Orleans in November 1844 on the ship Norfolk. They stayed in Iowa, then Missouri for a time. One daughter, Elizabeth, went ahead to the Valley in 1849. The rest of them followed her together in 1851. Edward Sr. served as Captain of the Herd.
Birth date confirmed by the West Jordan Ward records at the time of a rebaptism on 29 April 1852.
- Age at Departure: 47
- Head of Household
- 1850 Missouri Census.
- Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1851, 3.
- Levi Hammon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- McAllister, J[ohn] D[aniel] T[hompson], Journals, reel 1, vol. 1, p. 2-3
- "Reminiscences, 1851-1853." In John D. T. McAllister journals 1851-1906. (MS 1257, Reel 1, Box 1, Folder 1), 6-7.
- West Jordan Ward, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.