- Birth Date
- 1 March 1797
- Death Date
- 30 October 1856
Surname appears as "Gridleston" on the Thornton ship manifest.
- Age at Departure: 59
- Died en Route
- James G. Willie Emigrating Company journal, 1856 May-November, 16-53.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9 November 1856, 20.
- Marilyn Austin Smith, Faithful Stewards--the Life of James Gray Willie and Elizabeth Ann Pettit, 95-120.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 208.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America