The roster published in the Deseret News indicates she traveled with her family, was from Scotland, and lists her surname as Calchwell. Birth date confirmed by Millcreek Ward records at the time of a rebaptism on 15 March 1857. After her arrival, she married Nathaniel Bennett. She is listed under this married name in the Millcreek records. Same records also indicate she was from Ireland, rather than Scotland.
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.