- Birth Date
- About 1838
- Death Date
- About 1860
In the 1860 U.S. census he was enumerated with the Kimball family along with his mother and step-father. His grave marker records his years of birth and death. The 1841 and 1851 British censuses record his birth year as 1838.
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Horizon.
- Age at Departure: 18
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 7.
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Josiah Rogerson, "Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children Crossed the Wilderness Afoot," Salt Lake Tribune, 4 January 1914.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 7, 70.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 242.