Evidence from census, obituary, and genealogical records proves the Watson family traveled to Utah in 1850. The Journal History lists Robert's name among many others who "traveled from the Missouri River to the G.S.L. City under the direction of the officials of the Church but not in the ten major companies of 1850 already listed." Secondary sources indicate that they traveled with the John Sharp Company, but further research is needed to confirm that.
Her surname is "Burt" on the burial records. She married Alexander Burt.