- Birth Date
- 26 April 1816
- Death Date
- 5 December 1856
David Saunders Laughlin
David first arrived in the Valley with the sick detachments of the Mormon Battalion. Shortly after arriving, he returned to Winter Quarters. He crossed the plains again in 1852 with his family.
- Age at Departure: 33
- Age at Departure: 37
- Head of Household
- "Died," Deseret News, 14 January 1857, 360.
- John Steele journal, 24 May-30 July 1847, John Steele reminiscences and journals, 1846-1898.
- Norma Baldwin Ricketts, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996), 23.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.