- Birth Date
- 1 March 1821
- Death Date
- 8 February 1897
Mary Ann Taylor Barton
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Horizon.
She had a two-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, who died on 6 July 1856 near Chicago, prior to the company leaving to cross the plains.
The year of her birth is confirmed by the inscription on her gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 35
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 64.
- McBride, H[eber] R[obert], "Tounge nor Pen Can Never Tell the Sorrow: Heber McBride Describes the 1856 Martin Handcart Disaster," Crossroads Newsletter , spring 1994, 3-4.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 248.
- Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration