- Birth Date
- 1 December 1849
- Death Date
- 28 December 1927
The Edwards family arrived in New York on 23 June 1864 via the ship The General McClellan. Elizabeth was traveling with her mother and siblings.
Her surname is "Hanks" on the death certificate and Find A Grave website.
- Age at Departure: 14
- “Captain William S. Warren Company (third ox train), manifests, 1864.” Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts, 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 13)
- Edwards, Elizabeth. "Biography" in Biographies of Elizabeth Edwards Hanks, Pioneer of 1864, Sarah and Morgan Edwards, Pioneer of 1864, and George William Hanks, Pioneer of 1857, Ilene Hanks Kingsbury (Salt Lake City, Utah: privately printed, ).
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Hanks, Eliza Edwards, [Diary excerpt], in Josephine Peterson Hanks, Biography of William David Hanks, 4.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- "Old Resident of Paragonah Dies at Salt Lake City," Garfield County News , 20 Jan. 1928, .
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.