- Birth Date
- 5 February 1805
- Death Date
- 11 May 1894
In the 1847 Vanguard Company, Edison was part of the 9th Ten led by Heber C. Kimball. He was re-baptized in the Salt Lake Valley on 7 August 1847; then he returned to Winter Quarters. He returned to the Valley again with the 1850 Woodruff company, in which he served as captain of the 2nd fifty.
- Age at Departure: 42
- Age at Departure: 45
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