Transcript for Dalton, Francis Harriet Wiltshire, Autobiographical sketch, in Genealogical Charts and Biographical Sketches of Members of the L.D.S. Church, Ogden Stake, 26 vols., 11:105
Before the year was up, however, my father was drowned in the missouri River, leaving mother with four children. Eight months after father was drowned I was born. when I was seven months old we moved to Cedar City, Utah, making the trip accross the plains driving one ox and one cow. It took us about three months to make this trip. The only help my mother had was my oldest brother, who was then only ten years of age.