- Birth Date
- 25 December 1814
- Death Date
- 13 September 1889
He traveled with his wife, Matilda; baby, Helen, and adopted son, John from California in 1852. Elisha and his wife made several trips from Utah to California and back again before they returned to New York. One return trip was with the Robert Crow Company in 1857.
- Age at Departure: 37
- Head of Household
- Age at Departure: 42
- 1860 California Census.
- Boyle, Henry Green, Reminiscences and diaries, 1846-1888, fd. 1, 137-56.
- "Death List of a Day." New York Times, 15 September 1899.
- Hurst, Frederick William, Autobiography and diaries, vol. 3, 13 Nov. 1857-30 Jan. 1858.
- Pratt, Parley P., Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt , 454-55.