Transcript for Gibb, Hannah Simmons. Hannah: An Autobiography. Fisher House Publishers: Edmonton, Canada, 1995, p. 1

We stayed near New York, Orange County, until spring. We had some dear friends in England who wanted to follow us to America, but did not have the money. My mother sold her feather bed and a large sack of lace and sent the money to them to help pay their way out to Zion. they came in the fall of 1857. their names were William and Sarah Ann Ball. their children were Caroline and William Jr.