- Birth Date
- 18 August 1831
- Death Date
- 30 June 1925
Sanford initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Brigham Young Company in 1848. Some secondary sources (Finley's A History of Springville) indicate that he was part of the 1856 rescue effort to assist those stranded on the plains of Wyoming, but additional documentation is needed to confirm that.
- Age at Departure: 16
- 1900 Utah Census.
- Finley, Mary Jane Chase, A History of Springville. (Springville, Utah : Art City Publishing, [1989?]), 24-25.
- "First 100, report, 1848 June," In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Brigham Young's 1848 emigration division.
- "Springville Pioneer Dies Suddenly," Springville Herald, 3 July 1925, 1.
- Utah Death Certificates.