- Birth Date
- 2 October 1830
- Death Date
- 8 July 1889
Rufus was a wool spinner from Wales. He was located on the S. Curling ship register with his brother, Llewellyn Lewis. His birth date and death date are confirmed by the inscriptions on his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 25
- Head of Household
- 1900 Utah Census.
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- John A. Hunt Company report, 1856, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15 December 1856, 13.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 188.