- Birth Date
- 26 April 1814
- 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 [Weekly], 14 Jan. 1857, 360.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996, 23.
- Steele, John, Journal, 24 May-30 July 1847, in John Steele, Reminiscences and journals, 1846-1898.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.