. . . David [Wilding] and Alive [Atkinson Wilding] decided to immigrate to America. They worked to get ready for the very important day. They sailed in the ship Echo on 16 February, 1841. They arrived in Nauvoo, Illinois on 1 May, 1841. . . . [p.3]
BIB: Wilding, David and Alice Atkinson Wilding, Life Sketch, p.3. Copy in possession of Sharon P. Christensen.