Alternative father: Abraham Mitchell Alternative mother: Annie Colpetzer Alternative Death date: 7 March 1880
The Mitchell family initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Heber C. Kimball Company in 1848. Benjamin Thomas was a Captain of Ten. The Mitchell family included Benjamin and his three wives Lovina Buckwalter, Lois Judd, and Caroline Conrad, and four children Benjamin Thomas, Sarah Jane, Emily, and Joseph Smith.
Then in 1854, he then traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as Captain of the Benjamin Thomas Mitchell Company.
His death date is confirmed by is obituary and the Record of Deaths in Salt Lake City.
Benjamin was rebaptized in Salt Lake City on 1 November 1848.