- Birth Date
- 19 August 1800
- Death Date
- 3 July 1875
- Age at Departure: 51
- Company Captain
- Head of Household
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- Gardner, Benjamin, Notebook 1851-1862.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 61B.
- Presiding Bishopric. Immigrant Location Committee Minutes, (20 September - 13 October 1852).
- Russell, Allen, Reminiscences.
- "William R. Boren," in Biographical Information Relating to Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database.
- Wilson, Bushrod W., Journal, In Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Collection, 1828-1963, reel 17, item 14, 5.