Wilford Hudson

1818– 1905

Born in Harrison County, Indiana. Member of the Mormon Battalion who made a substantial sum panning gold along the American River in California. Went to Utah in 1848. Brought his family to Utah in the spring of 1849. Settled in Grantsville, Utah. (Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, vol. 4 [Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson Memorial Association, 1936], 747; also mentioned in FamilySearch 2.23, Ancestral File entry for Wilford Heath Hudson, 1992 Rel., Ancestral File Number 1T90–FW, Family History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.)