- Birth Date
- 11 April 1845
- Death Date
- 2 June 1931
James Taylor Kirk
James initially traveled to Utah in the Joseph Horne Company, but several years later he worked as an out-and-back teamster in the Mumford Company to assist others emigrating to the valley.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 17
- Age at Departure: 23
- Out-and-Back Teamster
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Kimber, William James, Life history, in [Biographical sketches of the Kimber and Toyn families].
- "Names of Immigrants," Deseret News, 24 September 1862, 2.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 471.