- Birth Date
- 15 April 1810
- Death Date
- 31 August 1897
He initially traveled to the Valley with his family in 1851. He served as a captain of ten. A few years later, he is seen on the the trail again as part of the Merrill Company in 1856.
- Age at Departure: 41
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 46
- 1850 Iowa Census, Des Moines County
- Alfred Cordon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- "Emigrants for Utah," Deseret News, 6 August 1856, 176.
- Giles, Thomas Huskinson, Autobiography, 1854-1903.
- John D. T. McAllister journals, 1851-1906, Reminiscences, 1851-1853, 6-7.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1851, 2.
- Levi Hammon Emigrating Company journal, 1851 June-September.
- Steele, Richard, Diaries 1840-.