- Birth Date
- 25 January 1839
- Death Date
In some sources, the family's surname is spelled "Reed."
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.
- Age at Departure: 17
- Dudley, Gayle, e-mail communication, 13 May 2005.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9 November 1856, 18.
- Marilyn Austin Smith, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 208.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America