- Birth Date
- 25 July 1808
- Death Date
- 2 January 1877
Husband of Hannah and father of Harriet and William O. The Ortons crossed the Atlantic on the ship William Tapscott in 1859, then crossed the plains in 1861 with financial assistance from the Perpetual Emigrating Fund.
- Age at Departure: 52
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census, Iron County.
- "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 7 Feb. 1877, 16.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Lundgren, Carolyn, e-mail communication, 22 Apr. 2005.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 113.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- William H. Miles diary, 1861 July-August and 1862 May-July, fd. 2, 8A-8G.