On this day (March 19, 1958) the ship Empire which had sailed from Liverpool, England, Feb. 19, 1858, with a company of returning missionaries and a few emigrating Saints, arrived safely at New York. Following is a list of the missionaries and emigrants as they crossed the ocean distributed in different cabins which are named; all those marked with a star (*) are returning elders:
Cabin No. 1: John W. Berry*, Richard G. Gowans, Amos Taylor*, Jabez Taylor*, William Bramall*, Ephraim Tomkinson*, Reuben McBride*, Robert E. Miller*.
Cabin No. 2: William S. Muir*, Joseph S. Scofield*, Miles Romney*, James W. Stevens*, James Ure*, James L. Bunting, James W. Taylor*, Samuel H. B. Smith*.
Cabin No. 3: Jesse Hobson*, Henry I. Doramus*, William J. Smith*, Thomas Bullock*, George Yeates, John G. Pinder*, Ezra T. Clark*, James Beck*.
Cabin No. 4: F. Furnes, (not a member of the Church), Eliza Furnes, Marico Stevens, Ann Roberts, Margaret Eardley, Mary Kirk.
Cabin No. 5: Daniel Davis*, Daniel Page*, William Brown*, Eli Wilken, William Dallen, Mark Bergess, Thomas Phillips, William Kersdell.
Cabin No. 6: Isaac Higbee*, William Pace*, Joseph Bodell, William England, Robert Roulet. William G. Thomas*, John Sanderson, George Staniforth*, Michael Vaughan, Charles Tot, James Lavender*, Robert Logan*, Alexander Flemmings, Samuel Longbottom, Jacob Gibson, Samuel Young, Robert Sanders, Daniel Daniels*, John G. Jones, Daniel Lewis, Samuel Jones, Samuel Roskelley*, George Taylor*, George Artliffe, and Robert Williams. . . . [p.1]
BIB: Bunting, James L., [Journal], IN Journal History, Mar. 25, 1858, p. 1 (CHL)