- Birth Date
- 6 March 1827
- Death Date
He was rebaptized in Salt Lake City on 8 August 1847. This record does not give his birth date.
Some records him with the middle initial "W" or "B."
- Age at Departure: 20
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913), 45.
- Norma Baldwin Ricketts, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996), 23.
- Salt Lake Stake, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.