- Birth Date
- 29 April 1837
- Death Date
- 27 May 1909
Elias Willis Howell
On trail with his parents, Sarah Vail and Edmund, and three sisters, Harriet, Mary Lovina and Ophelia. His father and one sister, Harriet, died on the trail.
- Age at Departure: 15
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 Utah Census.
- 1870 Utah Census.
- 1880 Utah Census.
- 1900 Utah Census.
- Lever, W. H. History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns, and Villages; Chronology of Important Events; Records of Indian Wars; Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing Co, 1898), 370
- United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926.
- Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.