Emma came to America with her family on the ship Kennebec arriving in New Orleans 19 March 1852. She came to Utah by herself the rest of the family stayed in Iowa.
She came to Utah between 1852 and 1854. The first documentation to place her in Utah is her marriage in September 1854. Further research is needed to narrow the year of her travel.
Her surname is spelled "Eans" on the 1860 Utah census and "Eames" on Find A Grave website. She married Henry Eames.