- Birth Date
- 23 August 1825
- Death Date
- 1 September 1909
According to his obituary, James was baptized on February 4, 1852. In 1852, he set sail for America and in 1855, he journeyed to Utah. His obituary states that he came to Utah in 1855 with Erastus Snow. However his name clearly appears on the 1855 John Hindley company roster.
He sailed to America in 1848 on the ship Garrick, and again in 1874 when he returned from his mission in England.
- Age at Departure: 30
- 1860 Utah Census.
- 1900 Utah Census.
- 1st Company of 50 report, 1855, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862.
- Bywater, James, Reminiscences, 1903-1908, 239-40.
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- "Immigration List," Deseret News, 12 September 1855, 214.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America