Evidence from census and genealogical records suggests the Richardson family traveled to Utah in 1850 in the Edward Hunter Company. His travel to Utah is 1850 is also confirmed by the obituary of his son Josiah.
Ebenezer later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.
Ebenezer returned from a mission sometime in 1858. More research is needed to confirm when and with whom he traveled.