- Birth Date
- 17 September 1819
- Death Date
- 19 February 1850
Captain of Ten. His birth date is from the Nauvoo Endowment Records. He was the husband of Elizabeth Scott Bills.
- Age at Departure: 28
- Head of Household
- Cain, Joseph, poem in the Deseret News, 22 March 1851, 1.
- "First 100, report, 1848 June" in Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Brigham Young's 1848 emigration division.
- "Gen. Rich," Deseret News [Weekly]. 10 Aug. 1850, 68.
- Genealogy and Family Pioneer History. Mount Pleasant Historical Association
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10 August 1850, 1.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1848, 1.
- Mosiah L. Hancock autobiography, undated.