- Birth Date
- 25 January 1836
- Death Date
- 20 March 1917
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his death certificate and the inscription on his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 16
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 Utah Census.
- 1870 Utah Census.
- 1880 Utah Census.
- 1900 Utah Census.
- 1910 Utah Census.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913).
- "Matilda J. Harding dies in Salt Lake," <i>Box Elder News</i>, 29 Dec. 1922, 4.
- United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926.
- Utah Death Certificates.
- Zundel, Abraham, Reminiscences [ca. 1892], fd. 3.