- Birth Date
- 30 April 1840
- Death Date
- 5 September 1890
Family Search list her name as "Helen", however all other records has her name as "Ellen". Her surname is "Shields" on the 1860 Utah census, burial record and Find A Grave website.
- Age at Departure: 13
- 1860 Utah Census, Tooele County.
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Find a Grave
- St. Louis Company report, 1853 June 30.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.