- Birth Date
- 20 April 1805
- Death Date
- 22 October 1856
He came with his wife and daughters and died en route. His daughter, Ann, received a ticket to board the Horizon, but passenger list records show that she did not disembark from the ship in America. Although family histories say that she and her brother, William, came to America and stayed in Boston to work, ship records indicate otherwise. They did not and were therefore in the Martin company.
- Age at Departure: 51
- Head of Household
- Died en Route
- Durham, Thomas, Journal 1854-1871, 15-16.
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 7.
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 7, 70.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 238.
- Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 8]," Salt Lake Herald, 24 November 1907.
- Rogerson, Josiah, Sr., "Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children Crossed the Wilderness Afoot," Salt Lake Tribune, 4 January 1914.