- Birth Date
- 8 March 1816
- Death Date
- 11 April 1908
The family sailed to America in 1853 on the ship Elvira Owen.
His surname is shown as "Burchell" on the 1860 Utah census, and as "Birchnell" on the 1870 Utah census.
- Age at Departure: 37
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census.
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Henry Pugh journal excerpts in Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1896-2001 July, 1853 July-December, 10 Oct. 1853, 5-28.
- Joseph W. Young company report, 1853 September 22.
- Joseph Young Emigrating Company journal, 1853 February-June.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Wilkey, Ann Gregory to Dear Children, n.d.