- Birth Date
- 29 December 1838
- Death Date
- 12 May 1876
Mary Elizabeth Bailey
She traveled from England on the ship Thornton in 1856 with her parents. Her mother died after the ascent of Rocky Ridge and her father died a few days before entering the Salt Lake valley.
Her first name is listed on the roster as "Elizabeth."
- Age at Departure: 17
- 1870 Utah Census.
- "Died," Deseret News, 28 June 1876, 339.
- England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Marilyn Austin Smith, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 216.