Marsden, William, The History of Wm. Marsden Is Told In His Own Words. Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
On the 29th day of April 1855, I left the state of Illinois for Utah, traveling by ox team, and with my family, Hannah Mariah, Eliza Jane, Cornelia Phelps and Elizabeth, also a nephew Thomas Yardley, a son of my sister Sarah,
arrived in the City of Salt Lake, September 3rd, 1855.