|Jane Maria Pickett|
|Matilda Kelsey Price|
"NINETIETH COMPANY. -- , 350 souls. The ship, , Captain G. P. Cornish, cleared from the port of Liverpool on the twenty-eighth, and sailed on the thirtieth of November, , with three hundred and fifty Saints on board, under the presidency of Philemon C. Merrill, assisted by Elders Joseph France and T. B. H. Stenhouse. Only a little sickness prevailed on board, except the ordinary seasickness. On the twenty-sixth of December a heavy sea caused by high winds stove in a part of the bulwark, rent a sail or two, and caused considerable confusion. The same evening two children died. Three couples were married on board. On the twenty-ninth of December the arrived at New York, and the emigrants were landed in Castle Garden, where some of them remained a few days, until they found houses to live in, and the brethren obtained employment. Some of the emigrants continued the journey to St. Louis and other parts of the West, and in due course of time most of them reached the valleys of the mountains."
--Millennial Star, Vol. XVII, page 792; Vol. XVIII, page 78.
Jane Maria Pickett was a child of 7 when she came to America with her father, stepmother, brother, and two sisters. She was my maternal grandmother's grandmother.
Matilda Kelsey was the young bride of Robert Price. They had only been married a little over a month when they embarked on their voyage. Matilda was my paternal grandmother's grandmother.
They were even on the same page of the passenger list.