- Birth Date
- 26 August 1825
- Death Date
- 8 November 1907
Samuel and Mary sailed to America in 1845 on the ship Palmyra, and they were married while at sea.
Her death certificate shows her name as "Mary Pitchforth," and it confirms her birth and death dates.
Note that her surname is incorrectly spelled "Pitchfork" in her obituary.
- Age at Departure: 21
- 1850 Utah Census.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 22.
- "Pioneer of Plains Dies at Ripe Age," Inter-Mountain Republican, 23 Nov. 1907, 3.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.
- Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964.