Emigrated to Canada in 1847 British Mission Rec.1853, No.64 Jenson's MSS. Bio. Complete birthplace comes from a setting apart blessing for his mission, given by Ezra T. Benson; confirmed in his death certificate and obituary. All original documents at Family Search. Mormon Pioneer Overland Travels - Alternate birth year.
Born in Woodview, Gorey, Wexford, Leinster, Ireland
Baptized by Chancy G Webb
Residence When Called
Went to Canada first and baptized many, and then served a mission in Liverpool, England. LR 1140 2 Image 14 Arrival in Liverpool: 4 November 1853 Departure: 19 April 1856 He left single, but married his first wife, Emma Harvey, while still in Cradley, Herfordshire, England, 23 Jan 1856.