On the 11
day of Feb 1856 I Emigrated with my two youngest sons to New York leaving behind my Wife Eldest Son & Daughter. I landed in New York on the 28 day of March 1856 where I laboured at the occupation of Carpentering and Box Making.
I soon raised Money to send for the remainder of My Family They landed on the 1 day of Jany. 1857 I remained in New York till 2 day of May 1859 When I emigrated with My Family to Florence On the 9 day of June I Started From Florence with the Hand Cart Company I drove one team across the plains for said Company arrived in Great Salt Lake City On the 10 day of September 1859