David is found with his wife, Rachel, and two daughters, Catherine and Mary Ann, on the 1863 manifest for the Cynosure. However, a note near their names indicated that they were "not going." David emigrated two years later with his daughters on the 1865 Belle Wood.
Rebaptized in the Spanish Fork Ward on 3 June 1866.
Married Mary Christine Olesen in 1867 after reaching Utah.
Surname occasionally appears as "Davies."