- Birth Date
- Death Date
- 22 November 1896
James emigrated from Scotland in 1856 on the ship Horizon. He was traveling alone.
- Age at Departure: 23
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- "James Hunter Funeral." Deseret Evening News, 25 November 1896, p. 1.
- John Watkins pioneer history, 1-5. Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply]
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 30 November 1856, 7, 75.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 262.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.