- Birth Date
- 18 August 1840
- Death Date
- 9 December 1909
Silas Somers Higbee
Son of John S. Higbee and Sarah Ann Voorhees. His mother died before the plains crossing. In the 1850 Utah census he is with his step-mother Judith.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone in Idaho.
- Age at Departure: 6
- 1850 Utah Census, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory.
- Book of the Pioneers, Book 1, p. 329.
- Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company journal, 1847 June-September.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 38.