Eleanor crossed the Atlantic with her parents and brother on the ship William Tapscott in 1860. They received financial assistance from the Perpetual Emigrating Fund in 1862. She married Michael Goldman in Utah and at the time of the 1870 federal census they were living on Logan. On the P. E. F. record and the 1870 census her given name is "Ellen."
She married Michael Goldman, a Polish Jew, and settled in Mill Creek in Cache Valley.