- Birth Date
- 3 March 1804
- Death Date
- 12 September 1888
Morgan David, his wife and five daughters traveled to America on the ship Hartley arriving in New Orleans on 28 April 1849. Their surname is "Davis" on the ship. His wife Elizabeth Bowen David died 13 May 1849 in St Louis, Missouri. His daughter Elizabeth married in Missouri to William Gower Thomas and they had a son John. They traveled to Utah in the same company as her father the 1852 William Morgan Company.
"My father and [his] five daughters remained there [St. Louis] until 1852 when we started on our journey West. We stayed at Council Bluffs ten weeks, then we continued the journey west and arrived in Salt Lake City on September 19, 1852. . . . I crossed the plains with my father and sisters by ox teams. We were with the 13th company under Captain Williams Morgan." (Emma David Rees)
This family is not listed on the company roster.
- Age at Departure: 48
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913).
- Presiding Bishopric immigrant location committee minutes, 1852 September 20-October 13.
- Rees, Emma David. Life Sketch of Emma David Rees, 8 March 1914.
- Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912