- Birth Date
- 5 August 1828
- Death Date
- 25 December 1867
His mother, Catherine Bowen James, appears on the 1856 S. Curling ship manifest with John, but her name does not appear on the company roster.
- Age at Departure: 27
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2 October 1856, 10.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger A, p. 296.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 182.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.