- Birth Date
- 15 April 1850
- Death Date
- 9 April 1899
James Morton Peterson
Son of Niels Morten Peterson and Mette Kirstine Jensen. On the manifest of the ship Franklin the family is listed under the surname "Mortensen." He later changes his name to James.
- Age at Departure: 12
- 1870 Utah Census.
- 1880 Utah Census.
- European Mission emigration records, Scandinavian Mission, 1852-1920.
- Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah (Salt Lake City: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, 1913).
- Our Pioneer Heritage, vol. 6, 51.
- Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.