- Birth Date
- 7 March 1843
- Death Date
- 20 July 1930
Betsey Elizabeth Smith
The company she traveled with was noted in local church financial records. In some sources her given name is listed as "Betsy."
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.
- Age at Departure: 13
- 1900 Utah Census.
- Goodwin, Betsey Smith, "The Tired Mother: Pioneer Recollections," Improvement Era, July 1919, 775-81.
- Goodwin, Betsy Smith, "Handcart Speech," Woman's Exponent , 1 Sept. 1888, 51.
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 6.
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 7.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9 November 1856, 25.
- 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. 226.