She crossed the Atlantic from South Africa in 1864 on the ship "Susan Pardew." Church ordinance records prove she was in Utah by 16 March 1867. Her mother and other members of her family sailed in 1865 and were in the William S. S. Willies Company of that year.
Her surname is "Welchman" on the 1870 Utah census. She married Arthur Pendry Welchman in Utah.