- Birth Date
- 17 May 1807
- Death Date
- 22 January 1889
Francis was part of the 8th Company of Ten led by Seth Taft. He was also a member of the 18th Quorum of Seventies at the time of the company's travel.
- Age at Departure: 39
- Albert P. Rockwood journals, 1847-1853, Journal, 1847 April-July.
- Heber C. Kimball journal in Heber C. Kimball papers, 1837-1866.
- Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878: Major Howard Egan's Diary, edited and compiled by William M. Egan (1917), 21-105.
- "The Utah Pioneers," Deseret Weekly, 25 August 1894, 294.
- Thomas Bullock journals, 1843-1849, Journal, 1847 April-June.
- William Clayton diaries, 1846-1853, Folder contents: (2) Volume 2, 1847.