- Birth Date
- 25 September 1842
- Death Date
- 8 June 1914
Originally from England, Alfred, son of John and Mary Ann Goodship Gardner, initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Appleton M. Harmon Company in 1853. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.
His death date is confirmed by his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 10
- Age at Departure: 14
- “Appleton M. Harmon Company report, 1853.” In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1853-1855. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 29)
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913).
- "Obituary," Deseret Evening News , 25 July 1914, 8
- Utah Death Certificates.