- Birth Date
- 26 January 1835
- Death Date
- 28 January 1865
Son of James and Amelia Mercer. Came with his father, mother, and siblings on the ship Charles Buck in 1854.
- Age at Departure: 20
- England and Wales Census, 1851.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- New Orleans, Passenger Lists, 1813-1963.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 72.
- "Terrible Accident at Silver Mountain." Sacramento Daily Union, 30 January 1865, p. 3
- "Terrible Calamity. Four Men Buried in the Snow." Monitor Gazette, 4 February 1865.