- Birth Date
- 15 December 1830
- Death Date
- 21 December 1921
James emigrated from Scotland in 1853. He left his young bride, Margaret Irvine, who was pregnant with their first child, with her family, and headed for Zion to prepare for their arrival. Margaret, with one year old son John, and her parents and siblings, came in 1855. He sailed on the Falcon and arrived in New Orleans on 18 May 1853. His surname also appears as "Letham" or "Latham" in some sources.
- Age at Departure: 22
- “Appleton M. Harmon Company report, 1853.” In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1853-1855. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 29)
- Cornelius Bagnall Emigrating Company journal, 1853 March-October.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Utah, Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946.
- Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949.