- Birth Date
- 3 October 1809
- Death Date
- 31 January 1867
Elias traveled with his second wife, Hannah, and his children. They crossed the ocean by way of the ship S. Curling. His daughter, Hannah, died on 2 May 1856, just prior to the company leaving Iowa City. In 1860, the Jones family was listed on census records as living together in Utah. His birth date and death date are confirmed by the inscriptions on his gravestone.
- Age at Departure: 46
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Dan Jones Emigrating Company, Journal 1856 May-December.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- “John A. Hunt Company report, 1856.” In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1856-1862. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 49)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15 December 1856, 13.