- Birth Date
- 12 October 1817
- Death Date
- 6 January 1902
- John and Esther sailed to America in 1842 on the ship John Cummins.
Her travel to Utah is mentioned in her daughter's obituary.
- Age at Departure: 29
- Esther W. Bennion in The Book of the Pioneers Volume 1 (Utah Semi-Centennial Commission, 1897), 69.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 21.
- "Mrs. Spencer Rites are Set," Salt Lake Telegram , 28 May 1934, 6.
- "Pioneer Woman Dead," Deseret Evening News , 7 Jan. 1902, 1.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Samuel R. Bennion, Biographical sketches, 1891-2013.