- Birth Date
- Death Date
He came with his wife and children. His surname is "McKown/McGowan" in Kimball Autobiography. Francis served as the Captain of the 4th Ten.
- Age at Departure: 57
- Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849.
- Heber C. Kimball journals, 1848 June-July and 1848 July-September, in Heber C. Kimball papers, 1837-1866.
- Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1848, 15.
- Kimball, Heber C, Autobiography, 120B-120G.
- Our Pioneer Heritage, vol. 2, p. 476
- Pioneer emigration list 1847-1848, 143, in Docket book 1844 Feb.-1845 May.
- William Burton papers, circa 1837-1851, Journal, Volume 11, 1848 June-July.