Was traveling with his mother, step-father and other siblings. Birth date confirmed by Utah Stake City Ward records at the time of a rebaptism on 5 June 1853.
In some sources he is listed under the surname of his step-father (in the 1850, listed under "Purse"). In others, his biological surname has variant spellings (i.e. Hayden, Haden, Headen, etc.). Spelling used here is taken from his headstone.