Transcript for Anderson, Christian, Reminiscences, in James L. Anderson, Denmark to Manti: History of William Anderson and His Family [2004], 51

Many stops were made while making the journey. I was eight years of age when I walked barefoot across the plains. It was not until the following autumn that the family arrived at the Great Salt Lake Valley.

I was very fond of horses, and during this journey was permitted to get very well acquainted with them and the oxen. I was permitted to drive.