Harriet emigrated to the United States with her mother and sister, Sarah and Clara, in 1862. They traveled on the ship William Tapscott. Her father, William, emigrated to the United States the following year.
Sarah, Harriet, and Clara can each be found in the Perpetual Emigration Fund Ledgers.
Birth date confirmed by West Jordan Ward records at the time of her baptism on 10 February 1863.