- Birth Date
- 6 April 1837
- Death Date
- 21 July 1852
Mary initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with her family in the James McGaw Company in 1852, as indicated in Perpetual Emigrating Fund General Files and Delna Swapp Powell’s book.
She traveled with her step-father, William Wheeler, and mother Mary Coombs Bradley-Wheeler, and sister, Elizabeth, from Liverpool, England, on the ship “Ellen Maria” with 378 Saints. She and her mother died on July 21/22 of cholera when the company was about 14 miles west of Spring Creek. Her step-father and sister reached the Salt Lake Valley with the company.
- Age at Departure: 15
- Died en Route
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- James McGaw Emigrating Company Journal in 11th Company of 50 record, 1852 June 17-September 20 in Reports, 1850-1852 in Brigham Young Office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files (CR 376 1), 1850-1887.
- Powell, Delna Swapp, Eleventh Pioneer Emigration Company 1852 , , p. 114, 126