- Birth Date
- 9 August 1831
- Death Date
- 22 October 1880
Zemira had marched all the way to California with the Mormon Battalion as a young aide. He was the son of Phebe Draper Palmer Brown who also traveled with the Battalion. In 1848 Zemira traveled from California to Utah with his mother and stepfather Ebenezer Brown and other returning Mormon Battalion veterans.
He later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.
- Age at Departure: 17
- Age at Departure: 25
- 1850 Utah Census.
- John Borrowman diaries, 1846-1860, Diary, 1848 July-1860 June.
- Norma Baldwin Ricketts, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996), 222-23.
- Norma Baldwin Ricketts, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996), 70, 223.
- "Obituary," Deseret News, 17 November 1880, 672.
- "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852" in Key to Migration Sources, Great Britain and North America: A Manual for Students Attending the Second Annual Priesthood Genealogical Research Seminar, June 19-23, 1967 (Provo: Brigham Young University Division of Continuing Education, 1967), edited by Norman Edgar Wright.