Oops - I somehow posted my message before I had completed the subject line. Subject of previous message was only "Thomas." This is relevant to a Thomas Wigglesorth:
Whereas, our loving subject, Alexander McCullagh , in his humble petition, presented to our trusty and well beloved Peter Chester, Esquire , our Captain General and Governor-in-chief in and over our province of West Florida aforesaid, bearing date the 10th day of February , now last past, did set forth in substance, that, by virtue of our royal proclamation of the 17th day of October , in the third year of our reign, a certain Thomas Wigglesworth did, on the 13th day of February , which was in the year of our Lord 1776 , obtain a warrant for surveying two hundred acres of land, in consideration of his services in America , last war, as a non-commissioned officer, and some time after departed this life: that, before his death, the said Thomas Wigglesworth did, for a valuable consideration, grant, bargain, sell, assign, transfer, and set over unto the petitioner, all his estate, right, title, and interest of, in, and unto the same tract of land of two hundred acres of land; and, on account of the death of the said Thomas Wigglesworth , as aforesaid, before the passing of a patent for the said lands, the said petitioner could not obtain proper titles thereto, unless the same was granted to himself, therefore prayed that our letters patent for the said tract might be made out and passed for the same unto, and in the name of, the said petitioner, his heirs, and assigns; which tract of land, so purchased by the said
Name: Thomas Crawley
Birth Date: 10 May 1836/37
Birth Place: Dunstable, Bedford, England
Parish: James and Mary Foster Crawley
Death Date: 21 Mar 1899
Death Place: Nephi, Juab, Utah
Arrival: 15 Oct 1863, Samuel White Co.
Spouse: Betty/Betsy Ritchie
Marriage Date: 04 Jun 1863
Marriage Place: Aboard ship "Amazon"
Spouse's Parents: Samuel and Ann Anderson Ritchie
Spouse's Birth Date: 27 Jul 1841
Spouse's Birth Place: Forfar, Angus, Scotland
Spouse's Death Date: 16 Mar 1904
Spouse's Death Place: Nephi, Juab, Utah
Thomas was the fifth son and child. The family moved to Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, England , when he was young. He was baptized into the Church in 1853 . At the age of 19, Thomas was called on a mission to Belfast, Ireland . He served about seven years, presiding for part of that time. He served from about 1856 to 1863 . He met his wife, Betsy , in Ireland . Betsy was baptized in 1857 . Thomas , Betsy , and her mother boarded the ship where Thomas and Betsy were married before it sailed. Their trip across the ocean and to the Valley brought them many experiences, and they were glad when they finally got to Salt Lake . They went to Nephi shortly after arriving. They lived in the Salt Creek Fort until Thomas built them a home. His occupation was making straw hats. Later he was in the bee business. He remained active in church and community, serving in many positions in both including politics. He died of "heart problems." Children: Betsy Ann , b. 25 Feb 1865 , Nephi, Juab, Utah . Md. 10 Feb 1881 , Hezekiah Carter . D. 17 Feb 1929 , Nephi, Utah . Mary , b. 2 Dec 1866 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 3 Apr 1883 , Thomas H. Carter . D. 16 May 1923 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Rose Hannah , b. 4 Jul 1869 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 20 Jun 1898 , Alexander George Gourley . D. 16 May 1923 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Thomas William , b. 25 Jun 1871 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 16 May 1897 , Julia Linton . D. 21 May 1932 . Emily/Emmlie , b. 2 Dec 1873 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 25 Nov 1908 , James Edward Memmott . D. 29 Jun 1958 , Orem, Utah . Isabelle , b. 4 Dec 1875 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 15 Aug 1897 , Nephi, Utah . Wallace Mangum . D. 15 Feb 1936 , Provo, Utah . James , b. 18 Dec 1877/8 , Nephi, Utah . D. 18 Dec 1877/8 . Infant. Joseph McKay , b. 9 Sep 1880 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 7 Jul 1898 , Margaret Effie Bird . D. 16 Nov 1943 , Provo, Utah . Eliza Lyda Ritchie , b. 25 Dec 1882 , Nephi, Utah . Md. 16 Nov 1904 , Robert Lomax . D. 18 May 1948 , Reno, Washoe, Nevada .
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