Evidence from emigration and church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records proves the Abel family traveled to Utah in 1863. Name in PEF financial account is "Little Girl" with a notation that she died soon after arrival.
The Abel family sailed to America in 1863 on the ship Cynosure. The ship manifest shows a child, "Sarah A." age 7 with the family. Sarah Ann would have been only two years old when the ship departed.