- Birth Date
- 22 December 1823
- Death Date
- 16 December 1906
Babcock was part of one of the Mormon Battalion sick detachments before he returned eastward. He crossed the plains again with his family in 1852.
- Age at Departure: 23
- Age at Departure: 28
- Head of Household
- "9th Company," Deseret News, 18 September 1852, 2.
- Esshom, Frank. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913), 728.
- Isaac M. Stewart Emigrating Company, Journal.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 58.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files (CR 376 1) (except for 1847-49 which are in Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849).
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 , , 244-45.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996, 23.