- Birth Date
- 8 June 1839
- Death Date
- 27 March 1926
The family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.
- Age at Departure: 17
- Dangerfield, Mary Ann James, Autobiographical sketch, in Mormon biographical sketches collection [ca. 1900-1975], reel 4, box 4, fd. 10, item 1, 2-3.
- Dixon, Loleta Wiscombe, [Willie Handcart Company and William James].
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, November 1856, 24.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 216.