- Birth Date
- 29 November 1833
- Death Date
- 21 November 1921
James Dock Shanks
His death date is confirmed by the Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.
- Age at Departure: 19
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Jacob Gates Company report, 1853 September 11, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 216.
- Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949.
- Utah Death Certificates.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.