Gibson, William, Journals, 1841-1874, fd. 3, 6-7.
in May <12> 1853 I started with my family for the Valley in Capn. Clawson Company[.] went by way Keokuk & then took the old Mormon road through Iowa to Council Bluffs from that over the Plains to Salt Lake City where we arrived the mid[d]le of Sepr.-- 1853