Transcript for "History of Joseph M. Smith", DUP Pioneer History Collection, Page 1.
At Sidney, Iowa an immigrant train was ready to leave for Utah, therefore, Father's family consisting of father, mother and the three children: Octavis, Alseona and myself joined the wagon train. We had a new wagon loaded with provisions and three yoke of cattle. We traveled in Captain Walker's Company.
We arrived in Bountiful, Utah in 1857.